High School Basketball-Thursday, November 28

In action from the Borgia/Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament...
Washington posted a 75-45 win over O'Fallon Christian. Brad Carpenter drained eight three's and finished with 26 points and Ronnie Suggs scored 22 and surpassed 1,000 points for his high school career. The Eagles were paced by Evan Marcks with 17.
Borgia held on for a 67-54 win over Miller Career Academy. Zac Schweissguth was the leading scorer with 21 points. Walton Eckelkamp pumped in 13 with nine each from Adam Meyer and Joe Helfrich. Dashan Haynes and Ronald Franklin scored 12 apiece for Miller.

Borgia and Washington will meet in the championship game Saturday night at 7:30.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 14 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 2 days ago

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OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 23 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.