Local High School Basketball-Saturday, January 11

Boys...
Owensville Tournament
Seventh Place-Steelville 47 Owensville 38
Consolation-Cuba 77 Hermann 48
Third Place-Salem 52 Linn 46
Championship-Pacific 55 Sullivan 44. Sullivan was up 26-23 at the half, but the Indians started the second half with a 13-0 run. Cullen VanLeer scored 27 points and was named the Tournament MVP. Tanner Brown and Jacob Klenke were named to the All Tournament team. Sullivan's Justin Biermann and Chris Erxleben were named to the team as well.

Clopton Tournament...
Consolation-Wright City 63 Warrenton 56

Girls...
St. James 66 Lutheran St. Charles 58 at St. Joseph's

Fatima Tournament-First Round...
Owensville 44 Chamois 31

Wrestling...
Washington took second in the GAC Championships at Fort Zumwalt North

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 33 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.