Local High School Basketball-Thursday, February 28

Class 4 District 9 Boys Semifinals...
Borgia trailed St. Clair by two after three quarters, but then they responded with a 15-4 run in the final eight minutes to secure a 44-35 win over the Bulldogs. Jordan Miller scored 18 for the Knights with Zach Schweissguth adding 15. Neyko Dominguez ended his high school career with a 17 point performance as St. Clair ended the season with a 13-14 record under first year coach Casey Korn.
Borgia will face the Sullivan Eagles in the championship game Saturday night. Sullivan beat Pacific 39-28 behind 13 points from Adam Tiefenbrunn. Adam Weiland chipped in nine for the Eagles, now 19-8 on the year. Pacific was without their leading scorer, sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer who is injured. They were led by Zeth Boyer with 10 points.

Class 5 District 10 at Rolla...
Girls Championship-Waynesville 52 Washington 36
Boys Championship-Washington 39 Waynesville 36. The Jays advance to the sectional at Camdenton High School next Wednesday night against the winner of district 9 which is scheduled to wrap up Saturday night.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 sec ago

The Kansas City Chiefs rested all of their regulars and still finished the preseason unbeaten. Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 on Thursday night. Kansas City (4-0) was perfect for the first time since 1969, the season the franchise won its lone Super Bowl title. Isaiah Pead rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (0-4).