High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 11

Boys...
St. Clair knocked off Union 51-43 in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. The Bulldogs were led by Reno Jones with 17 points and Damon Arnold with 14. Tanner Bunch hit four three pointers and finished with a dozen followed by Ethan Hughes with 10. St. Clair improves to 5-14 overall and 2-2 in the conference while Union drops to 5-12 and 0-4.

Elsewhere...

Pacific 64 Owensville 34

Sullivan 49 New Haven 36

St. James 72 Hermann 51

Borgia 61 St. Dominic 35

Girls...
Owensville 65 Pacific 57

Wrestling...
Pacific 72 Parkway West 12

Here's how the boys teams stand in the Four Rivers Conference following the action last night...
Sullivan and Pacific are both 4-0
Hermann and St. Clair are 2-2
St. James is 2-1
New Haven is 1-2
Union and Owensville are both 0-4

Borgia is in second place in the AAA with a 4-2 record chasing first place Duchesne.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

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OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 55 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.