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 2 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 3 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 1 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.