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

1 day 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 10 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.