Local High School Basketball-Saturday, February 1

Boys...
Union Tournament...
Championship
Pacific 33 Borgia 31 OT. It was a tough defensive battle. Pacific outscored Borgia 17-6 in the first half and the Knights outscored Pacific 20-9 in the second half. They were tied at 26 at the end of regulation, but the Indians outscored the Knights 7-5 in the extra period to win it. Cullen VanLeer scored 17 with Noah Boyer chipping in six. Walton Eckelkamp paced Borgia with 11 and Zac Schweissguth added eight. Pacific improves to 12-4 while Borgia slips to 13-4.

Third Place
Lutheran South 62 Hillsboro 54

Consolation
Union 44 Northwest 40 OT

Seventh Place
St. Clair 52 Crystal City 41

All Tournament Team
Cullen VanLeer-Pacific-MVP
Parker Van Nest-Lutheran South
Walton Eckelkamp-Borgia
Tanner Brown-Pacific
Lezoghia Meneh-Lutheran South
Nick Ziegler-Union
Austin Weber-Hillsboro
Reno Jones-St. Clair
Zachary Schweissguth-Borgia
Jarrid Hamilton-Northwest

Hermann Tournament-All games are postponed and tentatively rescheduled for next Saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 16 hours 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

18 hours 18 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.