Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Wednesday, December 19

Peoples Bank Holiday Classic Tournament at Sullivan...

Championship Semifinals...
Farmington 60 Owensville 57
Sullivan 49 Borgia 40

Consolation Semifinals...
Cuba 47 Waynesville 43
Washington 56 University City 25. Courtney Kedroski scored 19 for the Lady Jays

Elsewhere...

St. James remained unbeated when a 72-54 win over Licking. MJ Buschmann scored 22 with Ashlee Marlatt pumping in 17 for the Lady Tigers, 10-0 heading into the Christmas break.

Wrestling...
St. James 42 St. Clair 36

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 7 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 5 days 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

1 day 11 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.