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

5 days 8 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 25 min ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 31 min ago

The opener of this Western Conference First Round series will be hard to top from an entertainment standpoint. Alexander Steen's goal 26 seconds into triple overtime gave the St. Louis Blues a hard-fought victory against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, but the stakes only get higher in Game 2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center. Each team has positives to take into the next meeting.