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

1 day 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 hours ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is feeling good after a Monday bullpen session. The 33-year-old threw 30-to-40 pitches without incident. Wainwright flew back to St. Louis last week to have an abdominal strain checked out. It will be two to three weeks before he pitches in a game.