Jett Powers Billikens Past Wofford, 66-52

Jordair Jett equaled his season high with 16 points, and Saint Louis overcame a stubborn Wofford team to post a 66-52 victory over the Terriers Saturday night at Chaifetz Arena. Rob Loe scored 14 points for the Billikens (9-2), who captured a third consecutive victory. John Manning tied his career high with nine points, and Jake Barnett also scored nine. Grandy Glaze pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds to lead SLU to a 34-23 advantage on the glass. Jett, who was 6-of-8 from the field, also led the Billikens with four assists. Loe tied his career best with a game-high three blocks, while Austin McBroom picked up a game- and career-high three steals. Spencer Collins scored a game-high 17 points for Wofford (3-6), a member of the Southern Conference. Karl Cochran gathered six rebounds, and Indiana Faithfull dished out a game-high five assists. The Billikens were whistled for a season-low 11 fouls, while Wofford’s 24 fouls were the most by a SLU opponent this year. The Bills took advantage by outscoring the Terriers by 11 points from the foul line, tying their season high with 19 free throws on a season-high 28 attempts.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week 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!

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 33 min ago

The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.

The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.