High School Basketball-Thursday, February 6

Boys...
Borgia struggled from the floor in a 59-41 loss to St. Charles West last night. The Warriors were led by Davis Soderberg with 18 points followed by Logan Gonce with 13. Zachary Schweissguth paced Borgia with 12. The Knights have lost two straight and are now 13-5 on the season while the Warriors improved to 14-6.

Girls...
St. James posted a 57-45 win over Pacific

Washington knocked off Lindbergh 77-67. Kyra Hardesty poured in 21 points and Courtney Kedroski scored 18 for the Lady Jays, now 15-3.

Wrestling...
Pacific 43 Union 22. Pacific's Austin Repp pinned Union's Dalton Kuenzel.

Washington defeated Pacific 57-18. With two wins last night, Repp is now 50-0 this season and has racked up 195 career wins.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 11 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

11 hours 33 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.