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

1 day 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 1 hour ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 42 sec ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.