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

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 8 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 31 min ago

No. 17 Missouri is going back to the SEC championship. The Tigers scored 18 unanswered points and forced a late turnover to secure a 21-14 win over Arkansas. Missouri, which has won six games in a row, returns to the SEC title game for the second straight season.