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

1 day 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 12 hours ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 32 min ago

Softball...
Borgia at Union in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Game time is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington at Summit
Warrenton at St. Charles West
New Haven at Bourbon

Volleyball...
St. Clair at Hermann
Union at St. James
Sullivan at New Haven
Owensville at Pacific
Borgia at Notre Dame
Washington hosts Eureka