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 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

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.

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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.