High School Basketball-Thursday, January 30

Boys...
Union Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Union pounded Crystal City 60-39 behind 25 points from Nick Ziegler. Tanner Bunch added 11 and Brian Borgmann 10.
St. Clair had a seesaw battle with Northwest with the Lions coming out on top 52-49 in overtime. The Bulldogs were led by Reno Jones with 15 and Damon Arnold with 13. Jarrid Hamilton paced Northwest with 17 points and Clayton Meyer chipped in 14.

Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Montgomery County 83 Hermann 74
St. James 51 New Haven 48
Consolation Semifinals...
Warrenton 51 Chamois 30
Owensville 47 Wright City 37

Girls...
Lindbergh Tournament Championship...
Sierra Pryor scored 25 points leading Sullivan to a 51-37 win over Pacific. Pryor was named to the All Tournament Team along with teammates Taylor Lucas and Aley Lucas. Pacific's Kate Cookson and Kya Hill made the team as well.

Elsewhere...

Borgia defeated Trinity 77-26. Janie Arand scored 17 for Borgia with Molly Arand and Emilly Grahl scoring 16 apiece.

St. James 63 Dexter 53

Wrestling...
Pacific won a tri-match by beating Owensville 47-36 and St. James 65-15.

Union beat Rockwood Summit 37-36. The teams were tied at 36 at the end of the match so they went to the dual meet tie breaking criteria and Union won on the 9th criteria, the most near-falls
Farmington over Union 62-12.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 22 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 5 days ago

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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

30 min 22 sec ago

The Cardinals are off today before opening a three-game series tomorrow night against the Reds in Cincinnati. John Lackey is slated to oppose the Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, with first pitch at Great American Ball Park at 6:10 p.m. The Cards will also play three at Milwaukee on this swing.