Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, January 29

Boys...
St. Francis Borgia was unable to overcome a poor first half, falling to Duchesne 47-33 last night. The Knights racked up just 10-points in the first half and trailed by 16. Borgia chipped away at the lead and cut it to four midway through the fourth quarter but the Pioneers held them off. Jordan Miller scored 17 for the Knights, now 12-8, and Sam Briscoe pumped in 20 for Duchesne as the Pioneers upped their record to 14-2.

Elsewhere...

South Calloway 48 New Haven 39

St. James 67 Licking 43

Owensville 43 Bourbon 23

Union/Whitfield-Cancelled-Whitfield didn't want to travel due to the threat of severe weather.

Girls...
St. James 68 Cuba 42. Ashley Marlatt scored 14 points for the Lady Tigers.

Silex 62 Hermann 56

Wrestling...
Owensville 40 Fatima 37

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 9 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.