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

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Volleyball Player Jordan Kriete from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Jordan played all the way around on a team that finished the season 26-7-2. Her statistics are impressive.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 12 min ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are exercising the 2015 option on pitcher John Lackey. The 36-year-old right-hander will earn the league minimum 500-thousand-dollars after making 15.25-million each of the last three seasons. Lackey was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline and his contract had a clause allowing for a league-minimum option after missing the entire 2012 season due to elbow surgery.