Local High School Basketball-Thursday, February 13

Boys...
Borgia 62 DuBourg 51. Joe Helfrich scored 21 and Luke DeLine added 14 for Borgia. The Knights improve to 5-2 in the AAA Conference.

Northwest 72 Hermann 64. Clayton Meyer led the Lions with 16. Hermann's Craig Winkelmann led all scorers with 24.

Girls...
Sullivan 48 Pacific 41. Pacific was paced by Kya Hill with 14 and Kate Cookson with 11

Owensville 61 Union 31

St. James 66 St. Clair 32. Ashlee Marlatt posted 19 points and nine steals with Devin Fuhring adding 17 points. Sam Deason scored 11 for St. Clair.

Hermann 53 New Haven 43. Jamie Gleeson scored 18 and Karinne Lane 15 for Hermann while New Haven was led by Rachel Steinhoff and Stephanie Gerling with 13 apiece.

St. James leads the Four Rivers Conference standings with a 5-0 record. Sullivan is 4-0 and Hermann is 3-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 19 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 7 hours ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.