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

4 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 32 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.