Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, January 14

Boys...
Borgia jumped out to an early lead, then trailed briefly before rallying back to finish the first quarter with a 16-10 lead and never trailed again in a 58-41 win over Howell Central in first round action from the Washington Tournament. Walton Eckelkamp hit four three pointers and finished the game with 20 points. Joe Helfrich added 12. The Spartans were paced by Marc Crawford with 11. The Knights improve to 8-2 while Howell Central dips to 6-5.
In the other first round game, St. Charles beat Fort Zumwalt East 77-25.

Elsewhere...

Sullivan 71 Salem 48. Justin Biermann scored 20 and Heath Schatz 19 for Sullivan

Orchard Farm 70 Warrenton 59

Owensville dropped to 0-10 with a 54-46 loss to Steelville

Cuba 69 Union 59

Girls...
Union Tournament-First Round
Sullivan 61 Union 19
Washington erased a 10 point deficit in the final minute and forced overtime against St. Charles West, but the Lady Warriors prevailed 55-49.

South Callaway Tournament-First Round
Hermann 77 Montgomery County 32
New Haven 54 New Bloomfield 32. Rachel Steinhoff scored 15 with Emily Kallmeyer, Stephanie Gerling and Kayla Meyer in double figures as well.
North Callaway 47 South Callaway 29
Russelville 48 Harrisburg 45

Elsewhere...

Owensville downed Cuba 55-38

Wrestling...
Washington 66 Warrenton 18

St. Clair tied Principia at 36 and lost to MICDS 36-33

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 hour ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 4 min ago

The game time for the Washington/St. Clair high school football game Friday night has been moved back to 8:00 due to the extreme heat. As a result of the change, will now broadcast the first hour of the Borgia/Owensville game at 7:00 then switch to Washington at 8:00 with Borgia and Owensville as the update game the rest of the night. Live on KLPW AM 1220.