Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Monday, December 16

Girls...
The first round of the Peoples Bank Tournament at Sullivan is in the books...
Owensiville beat Farmington 62-54. Hailey Diestelkamp scored 24 for the Dutchgirls.
Sullivan Downed Cuba 49-35. Aley Lucas drained 13 with Taylor Lucas adding 12.
Borgia had no problem with Pattonville 58-25. Janie Arand dropped in 18 followed by Kaylee Heggemann with 12 and Emily Grahl with 10.
Waynesville edged out Washington 50-48. Tiger Sophomore Kallie Bildner recorded a double/double with 25 points and 19 rebounds. Washington was paced by Paige Carpenter, Kyra Hardesty and Courtney Kedroski with 14 apiece.
The Tournament will resume Wednesday

Girls basketball away from the tournament...

Pacific posted a 72-57 win over Union. Meagan Wakefield scored 24 for Pacific and Kya Hill added 22. Bri Clark scored 24 for Union

St. James erupted in the second half for a 74-46 win over New Haven. Devin Fuhring scored 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Ashlee Marlatt and Shauna Rinehart scored 16 apiece. Alexis Uffmann scored 11 and dished out 11 assists.
New Haven was led by Rachel Steinhoff with 20 and Kayla Meyer with 12.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 11 hours ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 11 min ago

The opener of this Western Conference First Round series will be hard to top from an entertainment standpoint. Alexander Steen's goal 26 seconds into triple overtime gave the St. Louis Blues a hard-fought victory against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, but the stakes only get higher in Game 2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center. Each team has positives to take into the next meeting.