Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 12

Boys...
Fort Zumwalt South 47 Washington 34. The Bulldogs were led by Preston Whitfield with 17 points, while the Jays received 15 from Ronnie Suggs. Washington drops to 15-9 overall and 3-4 in the GAC Central while Fort Zumwalt South improves to 17-5 and 6-1.

Elsewhere...

St. Clair is guarenteed at least a share of the Four Rivers Conference title with a 53-43 win over New Haven. The Bulldogs remain unbeaten in league play at 6-0 with one conference game left at Pacific Friday night.

St. James 75 Owensville 53

St. Charles West 70 Warrenton 41

Pacific 57 Hermann 36

Sullivan 52 Union 43

Girls...
St. Charles West 56 Warrenton 31

Pacific 47 Eureka 42

Borgia 64 DuBourg 44. The Lady Knights have a solid hold on first place in the AAA Large School Conference with a 6-1 record and can win it outright with a victory over St. Dominic Wednesday night.

Washington 43 Fort Zumwalt South 29. Courtney Kedroski paced the Lady Jays with 13 points. The Lady Jays remain in first place in the GAC Central with two league games left on the schedule against Holt and Fort Zumwalt East.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 10 hours ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 5 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.