Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 5

Boys...

Borgia's Jordan Miller drained ten three pointers carrying the Knights to a 51-49 triple overtime victory over the St. Dominic Crusaders. Miller's 34-point performance was amazing especially when you consider that he was still feeling the effects of the flu which kept him out of action the previous night. Casey Kuchem hit the game winner with four-seconds left in the third overtime as Borgia improved to 15-8 overall and 5-2 in the AAA Conference. Michael Schneider scored 17 for the Crusaders, now 12-6 and 2-3. The Borgia Freshmen and JV teams also won.

Elsewhere...

Pacific 59 Owensville 32

Sullivan 41 New Haven 29

St. Clair 64 Union 57

St. James 82 Hermann 56. Jake Ford scored 27 for the Tigers.

Here is how they stand in the Four Rivers Conference....

St. James and St. Clair are both 4-0
Sullivan and Pacific are 3-1
New Haven and Hermann are 1-3
Owensville and Union are both 0-4.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 7 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 6 hours ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 33 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.