Local High School Basketball-Wednesday, February 27

Girls Sectional Playoffs...

Class 2-New Haven took down Bismarck 58-26 at Park Hills Central High School. The Lady Shamrocks were led by Rachel Steinhoff with 15 points. Kierstyn Monzyk added 12 and Kayla Meyer eight as New Haven improved to 19-10 on the year. Bismarck ends the season at 10-18. The Indians were led by Darcy Latham with 15 points.
New Haven advances to the quarterfinal to face Neelyville Saturday at 7:45 at the Farmington Civic Center. Neelyville is 22-8.

Class 3-St. James beat Licking 53-35 at Missouri S&T in Rolla. The Lady Tigers will play Ash Grove at Drury University in Springfield Saturday at 7:45.

The season ended for the Hermann Lady Bearcats with a 65-62 loss to North Tech.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days 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

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Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.