High School Basketball-Wednesday, March 12

Boys
Class 4 at Missouri S&T in Rolla...
Borgia 64 Marshfield 59. Zac Schweissguth drained 24 to lead the Knights. Walton Eckelkamp pumped in 15 and Luke DeLine added 13. Borgia advances to the quarterfinal with a 20-9 record and will face Republic Saturday at 1:45 at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar. Republic beat Carl Junction 77-68. Republic is 24-4.

Girls...
Class 5 at Camdenton High School...
Rock Bridge topped Washington 77-38. Sophie Cunningham poured in 18 for the Bruins. Washington was led by Courtney Kedroski with 18. Rock Bridge had eight girls in the scoring column. The Lady Jays end the season with a 23-5 record.

Class 4
Borgia led most of the way in a tight game against Marshfield but the Blue Jays outscored Borgia 33-20 in the second half to pull off a 53-50 win over the Lady Knights. Lauren Aldridge hit seven three pointers and finished the game with 30 points. Janie Arand paced Borgia with 15. Borgia ends the season with a 25-3 record while Marshfield advances to the quarterfinal at 24-5 and will face Republic Saturday afternoon.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.