Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 19

District Tournaments...

Girls...
Class 2 District 4 at Crystal City...
New Haven hammered Kingston 64-15. Rachel Steinhoff scored 19 and Kayla Meyer added 10. New Haven will face Barat Academy Wednesday evening at 5:30 in the semifinal. The game was originally scheduled Thursday but was moved up due to the threat of inclement weather Thursday.

Boys...
Class 3 District 9 at Cuba...
St. James had no problem with Steelville in a 74-27 victory.

Class 3 District 6 at North Calloway...
The season ended for the Hermann Bearcats with a 57-51 loss to North Calloway. Craig Winkelmann scored 15 for Hermann.

Local hoops away from the district tournaments...

Boys....
Rolla 62 Owensville 31

Salem 69 St. Clair 60

Pacific 47 De Soto 35

Union 65 North County 51

Girls...
Washington 59 Fort Zumwalt East 27. Paige Carpenter scored 17 with Courtney Kedroski chipping in 12 for the Lady Jays who wrapped up the GAC Central Championship with a 7-1 record.

Sullivan downed Potosi 69-40.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

19 hours 18 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron has made 96 saves through 19-games this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 15 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 34 min ago

As the Falcons finish up the regular season the team is looking to make their mark in the record books by erasing a tough start to climb above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The Falcons knocked off Missouri Baptist JV 2-1 to elevate their season record to 8-7-1. A tale of two seasons has East Central College winning seven of their last eight matches. Jake Erwin and AJ Bannister were able to score for the Falcons in the victory.