Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Tuesday, December 18

Washington posted a 51-40 win over the Pacific Indians. Ronnie Suggs led all scorers with 19-points followed by Jared Walde and Luke Schroepfer with 10 apiece. Zeth Boyer scored 14 for the Indians. Tanner Brown pumped in 11. Cullen VanLeer scored seven points, dished out eight assists and pulled down six rebounds. Washington improves to 6-2 while the Indians dropped to 6-3.

Elsewhere...

Sullivan 46 Festus 32. The Eagles improve to 7-2.

New Haven posted a 52-32 win over New Bloomfield.

Blair Oaks beat Hermann 67-57. The Bearcats were led by John Baumstark and Craig Winkelmann with 15 points apiece. Brett Voss scored a dozen for the Falcons.

Girls...

St. Clair downed Northwest 51-42.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 8 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

3 days 6 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

19 hours 9 min 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