Local High School Basketball

Boys...
The Washington Blue Jays ended up going 2-2 in the 35th Meramec Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament. The Jays led De Smet 31-24 at the half in the third place game Sunday evening, but were outscored 36-20 in the second half to fall 61-51 to the Spartans. John Barron scored 24 for De Smet while three Jays hit double figures, Brad Carpenter, Luke Schroepfer and Ronnie Suggs with 12 apiece. Washington drops to 9-4 while the Spartans improve to 8-3. Washington will play again Friday at home against Holt.

Girls...
The girls championship game of the Park Hills Central Holiday Tournament was postponed Monday night and is rescheduled for Wednesday evening. A JV game is scheduled for 6:00 with the varsity teams playing for the championship at 7:30.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 17 hours ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 31 min ago

Baseball...
Washington 5 Union 1

Salem Tournament...
Eldon 6 St. James 0

Girls Soccer...
Hillsboro Tournament-Fifth Place Game...
Cape Central 3 St. Clair 2

Track...
Washington at MICDS