Local High School Sports-Thursday, December 19

Girls Basketball...
St. James beat Union 69-35. Alexis Uffmann scored 15 for the Lady Tigers with Devin Fuhring pumping in 14 and Ashlee Marlatt 11.

New Haven downed Pacific 49-35. Rachel Steinhoff led the Lady Shamrocks with 23. Emily Kallmeyer added 10.

Hermann knocked off St. Clair 60-34 with Jamie Gleeson pouring in 12 points and pulling down eight rebounds.

Boys Basketball...
Timberland had no problem in a 70-49 win over Warrenton. Jahwan Sims led the Wolves with 19. Warrenton's Ron Richardson led all scorers with 23.

Wrestling...
Tri-Match at Owensville...
Union 48 St. Clair 34
Owensville 36 Union 33
Owensville 49 St. Clair 24

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days 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

11 hours 1 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.