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

4 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 3 min ago

The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.

The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.