Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Saturday, March 2

Class 4 District 9
Boys...
Borgia defeated Sullivan 50-38. Zach Schweissguth paced the Knights with 17 points. Casey Kuchem added 15 and Jordan Miller seven. Justin Biermann led Sullivan with 18.

Girls...
Sierra Pryor hit the game winning three with nine seconds left lifting the Sullivan Lady Eagles to a 37-35 win over Pacific. It was her only basket of the game. Taylor Lucas scored 11 and Megan Brandt added 10 for Sullivan, now 23-4 on the season. Pacific ends the year 21-6.

Class 2 Quarterfinal...
New Haven defeated Neelyville 58-56 in overtime. Emily Kallmeyer scored 16 points and Rachel Steinhoff chipped in 11.

Class 3 Quarterfinal...
St. Clair over Ash grove 63-54.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 5 hours 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

1 day 18 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas