Local High School Basketball-Friday, February 14

Boys...
The Fort Zumwalt North Panthers forced several turnovers late in a 63-54 win over the Washington Blue Jays. The game was tight in the closing minutes but a few mistakes at mid-court turned into easy baskets for the Panthers as Washington fell to 12-8 overall and 5-1 in the GAC Central. Fort Zumwalt North improves to 13-8 and 4-2. Chaz Glotta led the Panthers with 27 points. Brad Carpenter hit seven three's and finished with 23. Ronnie Suggs followed with 20.

Elsewhere...

Fort Zumwalt South 70 Fort Zumwalt East 35. Zumwalt South and Washington are tied atop the conference standings at 5-1 and will face-off Tuesday night.

St. James 53 St. Clair 46

Warrenton/Winfield-Postponed

Pacific 46 Sullivan 37. It's career win number 300 for Pacific Coach John VanLeer.

Union 41 Owensville 36

Hermann 44 New Haven 42. With the game tied, the Shamrocks held the ball for a last shot, but Collin Hart stole the ball and hit the game winning shot.

Here's how the boys teams stand in the Four Rivers Conference...
Pacific is 5-0
Sullivan 4-1
St. James is 4-1
Hermann 3-2
St. Clair 2-3
New Haven 1-4
Union 1-4
Owensville 0-5

Girls...
Warrenton/Winfield-Postponed

Washington 54 Fort Zumwalt North 34 The Lady Jays are at the top of the GAC Central standings with a 5-0 record. Kyra Hardesty scored 17 and Paige Carpenter hit three three's and finished with 15

Saturday...
Boys Basketball...
St. James 52 New Haven 45 OT. Seth Schenck hit a 60-footer at the end of regulation to tie it up at 42. St. James outscored the Rocks 10-3 in the extra period.

AAA Conference Showcase...
Boys-Borgia 55 Lutheran-St. Charles 53 OT
Girls-Borgia 46 Cardinal Ritter 35

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day 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

10 hours 43 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.