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

2 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

7 hours 39 min ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 43 sec ago

Wily Peralta pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning as the Brewers beat the Cardinals 5-1 at Miller Park. Peralta allowed six hits and a walk over six and a third innings to improve to 2-and-0 with the win. Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and Jonathan Lucroy singled home two runs for Milwaukee, which salvaged the finale of the three-game series. Joe Kelly gave up just an unearned run in four innings, but took the loss.