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 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Soccer...
Sullivan at North County
Washington at Union

Softball...
Washington at Holt
New Haven at Wellsville
De Soto at Pacific
Sullivan at Affton

Volleyball...
Pacific hosts Hillsboro