Local High School Basketball-Saturday, February 1

Boys...
Union Tournament...
Championship
Pacific 33 Borgia 31 OT. It was a tough defensive battle. Pacific outscored Borgia 17-6 in the first half and the Knights outscored Pacific 20-9 in the second half. They were tied at 26 at the end of regulation, but the Indians outscored the Knights 7-5 in the extra period to win it. Cullen VanLeer scored 17 with Noah Boyer chipping in six. Walton Eckelkamp paced Borgia with 11 and Zac Schweissguth added eight. Pacific improves to 12-4 while Borgia slips to 13-4.

Third Place
Lutheran South 62 Hillsboro 54

Consolation
Union 44 Northwest 40 OT

Seventh Place
St. Clair 52 Crystal City 41

All Tournament Team
Cullen VanLeer-Pacific-MVP
Parker Van Nest-Lutheran South
Walton Eckelkamp-Borgia
Tanner Brown-Pacific
Lezoghia Meneh-Lutheran South
Nick Ziegler-Union
Austin Weber-Hillsboro
Reno Jones-St. Clair
Zachary Schweissguth-Borgia
Jarrid Hamilton-Northwest

Hermann Tournament-All games are postponed and tentatively rescheduled for next Saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 4 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

1 day 2 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

9 hours 3 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.