Local Hoops-Tuesday, January 15

Boys...
Three players hit double figures as Borgia posted a 60-45 win over the Pacific Indians. Jordan Miller hit four three pointers and finished with 20. Zachary Schweissguth added 19 and Casey Kuchem pumped in 12. Pacific sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer was held to 13 points. Both teams are now 9-6.

Elsewhere...

Park Hills Central 76 St. Clair 70

Linn 45 New Haven 44

Fort Zumwalt North 63 Washington 43. One Blue Jay hit double figures, Luke Schroepfer with 10.

Montgomery County 68 Warrenton 55

Cuba 74 Owensville 33

Hermann 56 Chamois 44. John Baumstark scored 16 for the Bearcats

St. James Tournament-Opening Round...
Hillsboro 51 Salem 48
Sullivan 71 Newburg 37

Girls...
Washington 44 Fort Zumwalt North 26. Paige Carpenter scored 13 with Courtney Kedroski pumping in 10.

North County 63 St. Clair 47

Pacific 56 Summit 43

Hermann 59 Chamois 39

Sullivan posted a 44-33 road victory over Visitation to remain unbeaten at 13-0.

Wrestling...
Union 57 St. James 18. The Wildcats improve to 11-1 in duals. Union also defeated Warrenton
St. James 48 Warrenton 36

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 18 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 4 min ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.