High School Basketball-Saturday, February 2

The Borgia Girls Tournament wrapped up Saturday with three games....

Consolation-Cardinal Ritter 50 Washington 46. Kaitlin Evans scored 12 for the Lady Jays. Jayla Davis paced Ritter with 13.
Third Place-Helias 62 Borgia 46. Hagenhoff pumped in 19 for the Lady Crusaders. Borgia was led by Janie Arand with 15.
Championship-Parkway South 44 Troy 35. Becca Steins was the leading scorer with 17.

Away from the Tournament...
New Haven posted a 43-28 win over Elsberry. Rachel Steinhoff scored 17 for New Haven. Kayla Meyer added seven.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 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 1 day 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 34 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.