High School Basketball-Thursday, January 30

Boys...
Union Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Union pounded Crystal City 60-39 behind 25 points from Nick Ziegler. Tanner Bunch added 11 and Brian Borgmann 10.
St. Clair had a seesaw battle with Northwest with the Lions coming out on top 52-49 in overtime. The Bulldogs were led by Reno Jones with 15 and Damon Arnold with 13. Jarrid Hamilton paced Northwest with 17 points and Clayton Meyer chipped in 14.

Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Montgomery County 83 Hermann 74
St. James 51 New Haven 48
Consolation Semifinals...
Warrenton 51 Chamois 30
Owensville 47 Wright City 37

Girls...
Lindbergh Tournament Championship...
Sierra Pryor scored 25 points leading Sullivan to a 51-37 win over Pacific. Pryor was named to the All Tournament Team along with teammates Taylor Lucas and Aley Lucas. Pacific's Kate Cookson and Kya Hill made the team as well.

Elsewhere...

Borgia defeated Trinity 77-26. Janie Arand scored 17 for Borgia with Molly Arand and Emilly Grahl scoring 16 apiece.

St. James 63 Dexter 53

Wrestling...
Pacific won a tri-match by beating Owensville 47-36 and St. James 65-15.

Union beat Rockwood Summit 37-36. The teams were tied at 36 at the end of the match so they went to the dual meet tie breaking criteria and Union won on the 9th criteria, the most near-falls
Farmington over Union 62-12.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 7 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 9 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas