High School Basketball-Monday, February 17

Boys...
Washington 76 De Soto 43. The Jays improve to 13-8

Vianney beat Borgia 50-43. The game was tied at 32 after three quarters, then the Golden Griffins outscored the Knights 18-11 in the final eight minutes. Danny Baker led Vianney with 19 points. Luke DeLine and Walton Eckelkamp scored 12 apiece for the Knights.

Girls...
Borgia over Lutheran-St. Charles 57-51.

St. James outscored Owensville 85-75. St. James Junior Guard Ashlee Marlatt hit seven three's, finishing with 31 points. She set the new Lady Tiger single season three point record. She now has 79 on the season. Hailey Diestelkamp posted 39 points and nine rebounds for Owensville.

Sullivan 50 Union 30. Sullivan's Sierra Pryor became the 10th player in Sullivan program history to reach one thousand points.

Hermann edged Pacific 44-43

New Haven beat St. Clair 50-27. Rachel Steinhoff scored 18 for New Haven.

St. James and Sullivan remain unbeaten in the Four Rivers Conference. St. James is 6-0 and Sullivan 5-0. Hermann improved to 4-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 16 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

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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.

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SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 8 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.