Local High School Basketball-Friday, March 14

Girls Class 3 Third Place Game
Hermann rebounded from Thursday's semifinal loss to beat Saxony Lutheran 68-53 Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. Hermann shot 52 percent from the floor and hit eight three's and finished 18-of-25 from the line. Karianne Lane scored 26 and Tesla Ruediger added 18 as Hermann ends the season 28-2 under Todd Anderson.

Girls Class 2 Third Place Game
New Franklin pulled down 16 offensive rebounds in a 51-38 win over the New Haven Shamrocks Friday evening. Rachel Steinhoff led the way for New Haven with 14 points followed by Stephanie Gerling with 10. The game was tied at 18 at the half, but the Bulldogs outscored New Haven 33-20 in the second half. Jasmyne Boggs paced New Franklin with 19 points and 12 rebounds. New Haven was in double digits in turnovers for the second day in a row with 10 while the Bulldogs committed just six.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 42 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball, Washington Post 218 will host Pacific at Ronsick Field. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.