Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 25

Girls...
Class 2 District 4 Tournament at New Haven-Semifinals...
New Haven took care of business in a 50-21 win over Barat Academy. Rachel Steinhoff scored 14 and Emily Kallmeyer pumped in 13. Steinhoff also played good defense holding Dana DiPasquale, the Eagles leading scorer, without a point. The Shamrocks improve to 19-9 and will face Elsberry in the championship game Friday night. Elsberry defeated Crystal City 63-43 in the other semifinal last night.

Boys....
Class 3 District 6 at Hermann-Opening Round...
Montgomery County 91 Missouri Military Academy 62
Winfield 57 North Callaway 39
South Callaway 63 Wright City 59
Chistian 85 Hermann 65

Class 3 District 9 at Osage...
Osage 61 Bourbon 60 in overtime
St. James 81 Dixon 57
Steelville upset Cuba 66-58

Boys action away from the tournaments...
Rolla 77 Owensville 41
Pacific 73 De Soto 51
Salem 42 St. Clair 38
Union 66 North County 47

Girls...
Sullivan 54 Potosi 28
Borgia 57 St. Charles 49
North County 58 Union 30
Washington 75 Fort Zumwalt East 21. The Lady Jays finish 8-0 in the GAC Central. Courtney Kedroski scored 21 and Rachel Kackley added 17.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 8 min 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

1 day 21 hours 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 31 min ago

The Royals could have played with just two players and been fine in a 5-0 shutout of the Cardinals from Kauffman Stadium. Chris Young fired six innings of six-hit ball to improve to 4-and-0. Young walked two and struck out two as the Royals picked up their fourth straight win. Kendrys Morales took care of the offense with a five RBI night. Morales belted a three-run and a two-run home run in the first and third innings.