Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 25

Girls...
Class 2 District 4 Tournament at New Haven-Semifinals...
New Haven took care of business in a 50-21 win over Barat Academy. Rachel Steinhoff scored 14 and Emily Kallmeyer pumped in 13. Steinhoff also played good defense holding Dana DiPasquale, the Eagles leading scorer, without a point. The Shamrocks improve to 19-9 and will face Elsberry in the championship game Friday night. Elsberry defeated Crystal City 63-43 in the other semifinal last night.

Boys....
Class 3 District 6 at Hermann-Opening Round...
Montgomery County 91 Missouri Military Academy 62
Winfield 57 North Callaway 39
South Callaway 63 Wright City 59
Chistian 85 Hermann 65

Class 3 District 9 at Osage...
Osage 61 Bourbon 60 in overtime
St. James 81 Dixon 57
Steelville upset Cuba 66-58

Boys action away from the tournaments...
Rolla 77 Owensville 41
Pacific 73 De Soto 51
Salem 42 St. Clair 38
Union 66 North County 47

Girls...
Sullivan 54 Potosi 28
Borgia 57 St. Charles 49
North County 58 Union 30
Washington 75 Fort Zumwalt East 21. The Lady Jays finish 8-0 in the GAC Central. Courtney Kedroski scored 21 and Rachel Kackley added 17.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 8 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 38 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.