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

17 hours 49 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 35 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.