Local High School Basketball-Friday, February 14

Boys...
The Fort Zumwalt North Panthers forced several turnovers late in a 63-54 win over the Washington Blue Jays. The game was tight in the closing minutes but a few mistakes at mid-court turned into easy baskets for the Panthers as Washington fell to 12-8 overall and 5-1 in the GAC Central. Fort Zumwalt North improves to 13-8 and 4-2. Chaz Glotta led the Panthers with 27 points. Brad Carpenter hit seven three's and finished with 23. Ronnie Suggs followed with 20.

Elsewhere...

Fort Zumwalt South 70 Fort Zumwalt East 35. Zumwalt South and Washington are tied atop the conference standings at 5-1 and will face-off Tuesday night.

St. James 53 St. Clair 46

Warrenton/Winfield-Postponed

Pacific 46 Sullivan 37. It's career win number 300 for Pacific Coach John VanLeer.

Union 41 Owensville 36

Hermann 44 New Haven 42. With the game tied, the Shamrocks held the ball for a last shot, but Collin Hart stole the ball and hit the game winning shot.

Here's how the boys teams stand in the Four Rivers Conference...
Pacific is 5-0
Sullivan 4-1
St. James is 4-1
Hermann 3-2
St. Clair 2-3
New Haven 1-4
Union 1-4
Owensville 0-5

Girls...
Warrenton/Winfield-Postponed

Washington 54 Fort Zumwalt North 34 The Lady Jays are at the top of the GAC Central standings with a 5-0 record. Kyra Hardesty scored 17 and Paige Carpenter hit three three's and finished with 15

Saturday...
Boys Basketball...
St. James 52 New Haven 45 OT. Seth Schenck hit a 60-footer at the end of regulation to tie it up at 42. St. James outscored the Rocks 10-3 in the extra period.

AAA Conference Showcase...
Boys-Borgia 55 Lutheran-St. Charles 53 OT
Girls-Borgia 46 Cardinal Ritter 35

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

22 hours 17 min ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

23 hours 47 min ago

Baseball...
Four Rivers Classic Tournament
Pool A
Wright City 9 Owensville 8
Pool B
St. Clair/St. James-Rained out
Pool C
New Haven/Montgomery County-Rained out. New Haven will play in the Owensville bracket Saturday morning beginning at 9:30.
Pool D
Rolla 21 Hermann 1