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 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 46 sec ago

Boys Basketball...
The Union Tournament resumes with two first round games this evening...
Borgia vs. Union at 5:30
Washington vs. St. Clair at 7:00.
We will join the action in progress at 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.

Hermann Tournament-First Round...
At the High School...
Warrenton vs. Chamois at 6:00
New Haven vs. Wright City at 7:30