High School Sports Scoreboard-Monday, December 9

Boys...
Linn beat Hermann 61-40. Jesse Wiggins scored 22 points for Linn and Hermann was paced by Craig Winkelmann with 14. The Bearcats have dropped to 0-3.

Girls...
Washington beat New Haven 67-39. Courtney Kedroski pumped in 19 and Paige Carpenter added a dozen for Washington. New Haven was led by Rachel Steinhoff with 16.

St. James improved to 4-0 with a 62-26 win over Cuba. Shauna Rinehart pumped in 14 and Devin Fuhring chipped in 12.

Hermann posted a 60-18 win over Linn with Jamie Gleeson leading the way with 21 points.

Wrestling...
St. Clair hosted a tri-match last night...
St. James defeated Winfield 48-30
St. Clair 52 Winfield 22
St. Clair 46 St. James 28

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 13 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 1 day ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 4 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.