Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, February 26

Class 5 District 10 at Rolla High School....
Boys Semifinals
Luke Schroepfer scored 21 points leading the Washington Blue Jays to a 58-42 win over the Lebanon Yellowjackets. Ronnie Suggs added 17 and Patrick Menke chipped in six as the Jays improved to 18-9. Lebanon was led by Josh Archer with 11 points. The Jackets end the season with a 2-24 record. Washington advances to the championship game Saturday evening to face Waynesville. The Tigers beat Rolla 56-45.
Championship games are scheduled Thursday night.

Class 4 District 9 at Pacific
Girls opening round...
Owensville beat Union 40-37. Rachel Bassett led Union with 15 points. Owensville was paced by Hailey Diestelkamp with 21 points.
Borgia erased a five point halftime deficit and came back to beat St. Clair 54-44.
The Tournament will resume Thursday evening with the boys semifinals.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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