Local High School Basketball-Thursday, January 17

Boys...
The St. James Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Salem 62 Newburg 48
Blair Oaks 73 Union 49

Elsewhere...

St. Clair 67 Northwest 43

Girls...
Silex 46 New Haven 45. Rachel Steinhoff scored 17 with Kayla Meyer pumping in 12

Owensville 55 Montgomery County 22

Borgia took down Kennedy 64-33. Janie Arand led the Lady Knights with 15 points. Kathleen Lindemann pumped in 12 and Emily Grahl 10

Republic 50 Sullivan 39. Aley Lucas scored 15 and Taylor Lucas added 10 for the Lady Eagles.

Wrestling...

Washington 53 Fort Zumwalt North 15. The Jays improve to 12-3.

Pacific posted two wins in a tri-match at Priory. The Indians defeated the host Rebels 42-27 and the Windsor Owls 52-21.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 55 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.