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

5 days 15 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

2 days 13 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

2 hours 30 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