High School Basketball-Thursday, March 6

Class 5 District 10 at Northwest High School...
Girls Championship-Washington 50 Lebanon 48. Paige Carpenter, Courtney Kedroski and Kyra Hardesty combined for 11 three pointers. Hardesty led the way in scoring with 19 points. Carpenter added 14 and Kedroski 12. Maggie Vaughn paced Lebanon with 18. Washington advances to the sectional with a 23-4 record. It's the first district title for the Lady Jays since 2004.
Boys Championship-Waynesville 60 Washington 54 in overtime. They were tied at 49 at the end of regulation, then the Tigers outscored the Jays 11-5 in the extra session. Juwan Morgan led Waynesville with 17 points. Ronnie Suggs scored 19 to lead Washington. The Jays end the season with a 16-11 record. Waynesville advances to the sectional with a 24-2 mark.

Class 4 District 9 at Borgia...
Girls Semifinals...
Borgia 67 Pacific 41. Megan Jensen poured in 31 points for the Lady Knights.
Sullivan 51 Owensville 46. Owensville Sophomore Hailey Diestelkamp reached one thousand points for her high school career.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Baseball Player Adam Gauzy. As a pitcher, Adam has the most innings pitched on the staff with 46. His record is 6-0, he's given up 10 runs, three earned, for a staff low ERA of .450. Adam has struck out 53 batters while walking 11. At the plate, Adam is a switch hitter with an avarage of .315, an on-base percentage of .427 and a slugging percentage of .342.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 day ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 33 min ago

The junior legion state tournament gets underway today in Jackson with two games. Springfield-Glendale will go up against host Jackson at 3:00, followed by Sedalia and Eureka at 5:30. Washington will see action Friday at 12:00 against the winner of the Springfield/Jackson game. The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.