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

6 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 16 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 2 hours ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.