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

4 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 50 min ago

Boys Basketball...
Union Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Rock Bridge 80 Lutheran South 59
Borgia 46 Washington 43 in overtime. Walt Eckelkamp drained a 25-foot jump shot as time expired for the win. Eckelkamp finished the game with 13. Mike Morgan scored 20 for the Jays. Borgia improves to 12-4 while Washington dips to 9-8.

Elsewhere...
Orchard Farm 76 Warrenton 58