Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Wednesday, December 18

Boys Basketball...
Borgia erased a two point half-time deficit and outscored Bishop DuBourg 23-9 in the second half in a 52-38 victory at Borgia Regional High School last night. Walton Eckelkamp led the Knights with 15 points. Zac Schweissguth and Tyler Breckenkamp added 10 apiece. Borgia improves to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the AAA Conference. DuBourg was led by William Kayser with 10 points. Joe Carr was averaging more than 26 points per game going in, but he picked up a technical foul in the first quarter and by team policy had to sit the rest of the game. The Cavaliers drop to 2-3.

Girls Basketball...
Peoples Bank Holiday Tournament at Sullivan...
Championship Semifinals...
Borgia defeated Waynesville 47-28. Janie Arand scored 15 to lead Borgia. Megan Jensen added 14.
Sullivan downed Owensville 44-42. Taylor Lucas and Tessa Johanning scored nine each for the Lady Eagles. Owensville was paced by Hailey Diestelkamp with 23.
Consolation Semifinals...
Washington knocked off Pattonville 53-39. Kyra Hardesty scored 15 points, Paige Carpenter pumped in 13 and Rachel Kackley added 12.
Cuba beat Farminton 50-47.

Potosi Tournament...
Championship Semifinal-St. James downed Arcadia Valley 94-51. Alexis Uffmann led the way with 22 points, nine assists and eight steals, followed by Ashlee Marlatt with 21. St. James will play Park Hills Central in the championship game Saturday at 3:00.

Boys JV Tournament at New Haven...
Championship-Washington 46 Pacific 42
Third Place-Sullivan 28 New Haven 26
Consolation-Hermann 44 St. James 40

Wrestling...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 53-18 to improve to 3-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 37 min ago

Randal Grichuk and Matt Holliday homered in the first and the Cardinals held on for a 2-1 win over the Reds at Busch Stadium. John Lackey tossed seven-and-two-thirds innings of one-run ball while Seth Maness notched his third save. St. Louis maintains a two-and-a-half-game lead on the Pirates atop the NL Central. David Holmberg gave up two runs in six frames for Cincinnati to take the loss.