Local High School Hoops

The 2012 St. Francis Borgia Thanksgiving Tournament tipped off Wednesday night with two games...
McCluer North beat St. Clair 60-23
Washington downed Cardinal Ritter 76-63. Ronnie Suggs scored 36 points for the Jays

Thursday evening...
Borgia 61 Carnahan 60. Borgia came back from a 13 point half-time deficit and were led by Joe Helfrich and Casey Kuchem with 12 points apiece. John Baumstark added 11. Borgia Coach Dave Neier needs one more victory to reach six hundred career wins.
St. Louis Christian 59 Pacific 48. The Indians were led by Cullen VanLeer who poured in six three's and finished with 25 points. Tanner Brown chipped in eight.

Friday Scores
Cardinal Ritter 69 St. Clair 60
Carnahan 59 Pacific 51 OT
Washington 56 McCluer North 51
St. Louis Christian 57 Borgia 36

Saturday Schedule
Seventh Place-Pacific 55 St. Clair 48
Consolation-Cardinal Ritter 54 Carnahan 52
Third Place-McClure North 62 Borgia 44
Championship-St. Louis Christian 61 Washington 44

Girls Basketball from the St. James Shoot-Out
Sullivan 50 Park Hills Central 46

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 9 hours 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

3 days 6 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

20 hours 9 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas