Local High School Basketball-Friday, January 18

Boys...
The Washington Blue Jays have lost two straight, falling to Fort Zumwalt South Friday night 55-40. That follows Tuesday's 63-43 set back at the hands of Zumwalt North. The Jays led the Bulldogs 15-9 after one quarter, but were outscored 46-25 the rest of the way to fall to 13-6 overall and 2-2 in the GAC Central. Zumwalt South improves to 13-4 and 3-0. Luke Schroepfer and Ronnie Suggs led the Jays with 12 points apiece. Brad Carpenter added 11. Preston Whitfield paced the Bulldogs with 20.

Elsewhere...

St. James Tournament...
Seventh Place-Union 47 Newburg 42
Championship Semifinals...
Sullivan 56 Hillsboro 43
St. James 58 Rolla 45

Chamois 31 New Haven 24 (overtime)

Borgia 59 Kennedy 48

Montgomery County 61 Owensville 42

Girls...
Fort Zumwalt South 34 Washington 30

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

23 hours 13 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 34 min ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.