Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, December 4

Boys...
The Parkway Central Colts played solid defense against Washington holding Ronnie Suggs and Luke Schroepfer to single digits in a 49-39 final at Parkway Central High Tuesday night. Brad Carpenter hit four three's in the first half and added one more late in the fourth to lead the Jays in scoring with 15 points. The game was tied at 19 at the half. Washington grabbed a five point lead in the third quarter but the Colts stormed back outscoring the Jays 15-12 in the third and 15-8 in the fourth to grab their third win of the season to go along with one loss. Washington slips to 2-2. Nathan Biggs led the Colts with 12 points with Jarrett Cox-Bradley adding 11. Washington will play at Timberland Thursday evening.
Washington won the JV game 37-34.
Elsewhere...

New Haven 56 Grandview 25

Hermann 60 Wright City 44. Four Players from Hermann hit double figures. Matt Hug, Craig Winkelmann, Grant Ruediger and John Baumstark.

St. James 67 Rolla 45

Sullivan 56 Warrenton 38. Sullivan used a 20-0 run in the second half to seal the victory.

Girls...
Union 65 Rockwood Summit 48. Union Drained eight three pointers. Rachel Bassett scored 16, Bethany Coons 17 and Alyssa Coons added 15.

Borgia 49 Villa Duchesne 48. Borgia JV won 46-16.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 15 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 12 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 2 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