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

6 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 8 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 3 min ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.