High School Volleyball

The MSHSAA High School Volleyball State Championships are scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau.
In Class 3
First round of pool play
Borgia split with Carl Junction
18-25 25-22
Borgia defeated St. Pius 25-18 25-9
Borgia defeated Lutheran South 25-9 25-21

Borgia will play Carl Junction in the championship game at 7:30

In Class 2, Hermann is in the championship game.
Hermann defeated Fair Grove in the first round of pool play 25-15 25-17.
Hermann defeated Summit Christian Academy in the second round 25-22 25-13.
St. Pius defeated Hermann 26-24 25-23

Hermann plays St. Pius in the championship game Saturday at 3:00

Hermann and Borgia games will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220

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.

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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.