Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Monday, December 17

Boys...
Borgia erased a double digit deficit to beat St. Charles West 53-52. Jordan Miller hit the game winning three pointer in the closing seconds.

St. James is heading into the Christmas break with an undefeated record. The Tigers posted a 70-55 win over Potosi, improving to 10-0 under coach Ben Smith.

Owensville knocked off Steelville 47-43.

Girls...
In first round action from the Peoples Bank Holiday Classic at Sullivan...
Borgia downed Washington 49-31
Sullivan hammered University City 68-11
Farmington edged out Waynesville 53-51
Owensville beat Cuba 48-21

Elsewhere...

Union downed Eldon 61-51. Alyssa Coons and Whitney Vitt scored 14 apiece. Rachel Bassett and Bethany Coons each added 13 points.

New Haven 59 Bourbon 26. Rachel Steinhoff led the way with 14 points. Emily Kallmeyer pumped in 13.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Ross Seitter with the Washington Senior American Legion Baseball Team. Seitter's batting average is .355 with an on-base percentage of .481. He is second on the team in stolen bases with 16 and he hasn't been thrown out this year. Ross bats second in the lineup with 26 rbi's and 45 runs scored.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 7 hours 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 34 min ago

Washington Post 218 will play in the Central Plains Regional in Bismarck, North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. Washington will go up against Eden Prairie, Minnesota at 1:00. The game will be carried live on KLPW-AM 1220 through Lincoln Metro Sports out of Nebraska. Post 218 is 35-5 going in.