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

6 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 5-3 Senior Guard Tesla Ruediger with the Hermann Lady Bearcats. Tesla currentlly ranks fifth in the Four Rivers Conference in scoring averaging 13 points per game. She also pulls down three rebounds with three assists and three steals per outing. Tesla scored 23 points in a 66-61 loss to Harrisburg in the 3rd place game of the South Callaway Tournament Saturday afternoon.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 5 hours ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 13 min ago

Kansas Army National Guard Invitational in Frontenac, Kansas...
Championship-Pacific 55 Fort Scott 31.

St. James Tournament...
Consolation-St. James 46 Sullivan 45
3rd Place-Salem 63 Blair Oaks 55
Championship-Rolla hit a last second shot to beat Licking 68-67.