Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, January 14

Boys...
Borgia jumped out to an early lead, then trailed briefly before rallying back to finish the first quarter with a 16-10 lead and never trailed again in a 58-41 win over Howell Central in first round action from the Washington Tournament. Walton Eckelkamp hit four three pointers and finished the game with 20 points. Joe Helfrich added 12. The Spartans were paced by Marc Crawford with 11. The Knights improve to 8-2 while Howell Central dips to 6-5.
In the other first round game, St. Charles beat Fort Zumwalt East 77-25.

Elsewhere...

Sullivan 71 Salem 48. Justin Biermann scored 20 and Heath Schatz 19 for Sullivan

Orchard Farm 70 Warrenton 59

Owensville dropped to 0-10 with a 54-46 loss to Steelville

Cuba 69 Union 59

Girls...
Union Tournament-First Round
Sullivan 61 Union 19
Washington erased a 10 point deficit in the final minute and forced overtime against St. Charles West, but the Lady Warriors prevailed 55-49.

South Callaway Tournament-First Round
Hermann 77 Montgomery County 32
New Haven 54 New Bloomfield 32. Rachel Steinhoff scored 15 with Emily Kallmeyer, Stephanie Gerling and Kayla Meyer in double figures as well.
North Callaway 47 South Callaway 29
Russelville 48 Harrisburg 45

Elsewhere...

Owensville downed Cuba 55-38

Wrestling...
Washington 66 Warrenton 18

St. Clair tied Principia at 36 and lost to MICDS 36-33

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 2 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.