Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, December 10

The Washington Blue Jays trailed the Parkway Central Colts from the first basket to the closing seconds of regulation, but manufactured a 61-60 double overtime win at Blue Jay Gym. Brad Carpenter tied the game at 46 with a three at the end of regulation and then Jacob Mulkey won it with a three in the closing seconds of the second overtime. The Jays overcame a lackluster night from the floor shooting just 30-percent. Ronnie Suggs led the way with 30 points followed by Brad Carpenter with 20 and Jacob Mulkey with 11. Nathan Biggs scored 20 for the Colts. Washington improves to 4-0 while Parkway Central dropped to 3-1.

Elsewhere in boys basketball...

Rolla 66 St. James 42
New Haven posted a 57-27 win over Grandview
Hermann topped Wright City 64-52 with Collin Hart draining 32 points. Craig Winkelmann dropped in 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds.
Sullivan defeated Warrenton 66-42. Justin Biermann and Heath Schatz scored 14 points apiece.

Girls...
Borgia 68 Villa Duchesne 51
Eldon 49 Union 29
Sullivan 60 Waynesville 48

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 4 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

23 hours 50 min 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 1 hour ago

Baseball...
Four Rivers Classic Tournament
Pool A
Wright City 9 Owensville 8
Pool B
St. Clair/St. James-Rained out
Pool C
New Haven/Montgomery County-Rained out. New Haven will play in the Owensville bracket Saturday morning beginning at 9:30.
Pool D
Rolla 21 Hermann 1