Local High School Basketball-Tuesday, November 26

Borgia/Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament...
Nick Ziegler scored 39 points and was perfect from the free throw line going 18-for-18 leading the Union Wildcats to a 91-68 win over the O'Fallon Christian Eagles last night. Tanner Bunch drained six three pointers and finished with 20 points.

Borgia shot 57 percent from the floor and 42 percent on three's in a 63-21 win over St. Clair. Joe Helfrich scored 14 with Zac Schweissguth pumping in 13 and Walton Eckelkamp 11. Reno Jones paced the Bulldogs with 11 points.

Elsewhere last night...

Boys...
Fatima outscored St. James 84-77
New Haven beat Belle 48-40. Kyle Ruediger scored 14 for New Haven with Seth Schenck adding 11.
Montgomery County edged out Hermann 71-70. Josh Oetterer scored 20 for Hermann with Craig Winkelmann pumping in 19.
Newburg 58 Owensville 35

Girls...
Washington posted a 44-37 win over St. Clair. Paige Carpenter scored 16 and Kyra Hardesty chipped in 15.
Hermann had no problem with Montgomery County 83-18. Jamie Gleeson drained 27.
Sullivan beat Jefferson City 42-21
St. James beat Waynesville 61-55

Wrestling...
St. Clair defeated Herculaneum 47-35.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 38 min ago

Football...
Coming up tonight in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game, the Borgia Knights will host the Union Wildcats. Borgia is coming off a season opening win over Owensville, while Union fell to Parkway West in Week one. The Update game tonight is Washington at Sullivan.
Elsewhere...
St. Clair at Ozark
Cuba at Hermann
Potosi at Pacific
Blair Oaks at Owensville
St. James hosts Houston