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

2 days 20 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

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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

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Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday is unfortunately dealing with a familiar injury. Holliday had to leave last night's loss to the Reds due to a right quad strain. He missed 31 games earlier in the season with the same injury.