Local High School Basketball-Thursday, February 13

Boys...
Borgia 62 DuBourg 51. Joe Helfrich scored 21 and Luke DeLine added 14 for Borgia. The Knights improve to 5-2 in the AAA Conference.

Northwest 72 Hermann 64. Clayton Meyer led the Lions with 16. Hermann's Craig Winkelmann led all scorers with 24.

Girls...
Sullivan 48 Pacific 41. Pacific was paced by Kya Hill with 14 and Kate Cookson with 11

Owensville 61 Union 31

St. James 66 St. Clair 32. Ashlee Marlatt posted 19 points and nine steals with Devin Fuhring adding 17 points. Sam Deason scored 11 for St. Clair.

Hermann 53 New Haven 43. Jamie Gleeson scored 18 and Karinne Lane 15 for Hermann while New Haven was led by Rachel Steinhoff and Stephanie Gerling with 13 apiece.

St. James leads the Four Rivers Conference standings with a 5-0 record. Sullivan is 4-0 and Hermann is 3-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 17 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 14 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

2 days 4 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