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

4 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 1 hour ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 33 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.