Local High School Sports Monday, January 21

Boys...
St. Francis Borgia opened play in the Ameritime Classic Tournament with a 56-52 win over Parkway Central. The Knights advance to the semifinal to face top seed Hazelwood Central Wednesday at 7:00.

The Union Boys Tournament got underway with two games. Pacific had no problem with Jefferson 71-32 and St. Clair beat Crystal City 48-34.

Girls...
The Hermann Tournament tipped off with four games....
At the High School...
Hermann over Montgomery County 70-13. Jamie Gleeson scored 19 for the Lady Bearcats.
Owensville downed St. Clair 52-36. The Lady Bulldogs were led by Allison Hinson with 20 points.
New Haven posted a 54-11 win over Wright City. Rachel Steinhoff and Kayla Meyer scored 12 apiece.
Chamois downed Warrenton 55-38. Miranda Brant led all scorers with 21 points.

Elsewhere...

The Borgia Lady Knights beat Lutheran St. Charles 67-64.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 23 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 2 days ago

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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

4 hours 42 sec ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.