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

1 day 52 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 53 min ago

Jon Jay doubled and scored on Kolten Wong's sac-fly in the eighth as the Cardinals clipped the Reds 2-1 at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter homered in the first for St. Louis, which swept the three-game series. Adam Wainwright outdueled Cincinnati's Mike Leake for his second win.