Local High School Basketball-Thursday, January 17

Boys...
The St. James Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Salem 62 Newburg 48
Blair Oaks 73 Union 49

Elsewhere...

St. Clair 67 Northwest 43

Girls...
Silex 46 New Haven 45. Rachel Steinhoff scored 17 with Kayla Meyer pumping in 12

Owensville 55 Montgomery County 22

Borgia took down Kennedy 64-33. Janie Arand led the Lady Knights with 15 points. Kathleen Lindemann pumped in 12 and Emily Grahl 10

Republic 50 Sullivan 39. Aley Lucas scored 15 and Taylor Lucas added 10 for the Lady Eagles.

Wrestling...

Washington 53 Fort Zumwalt North 15. The Jays improve to 12-3.

Pacific posted two wins in a tri-match at Priory. The Indians defeated the host Rebels 42-27 and the Windsor Owls 52-21.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

15 hours 49 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 5 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.