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

3 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

20 hours 21 min 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

3 hours 57 sec ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.