Local High School Basketball-Wednesday, February 20

Districts...
Girls...
Class 2 District 4 at Crystal City...
New Haven 50 Barat Academy 25. Rachel Steinhoff scored 12 and Emily Kallmeyer pumped in 10. The Lady Shamrocks will face Valle Catholic in the Championship Friday night at 6:00.

Class 3 District 9 at Cuba...
St. James 81 Cuba 52. St. James will play in the championship game Saturday at 6:00

Class 3 District 6 at North Calloway...
Hermann 64 South Calloway 26

Local hoops away from the district tournaments...

Girls...
St. Clair 63 Hillsboro 42

Boys...
Pattonville 72 Sullivan 47. The Eagles will enter district play with a 17-8 record. Justin Biermann reached one thousand points for his high school career.

Washington beat Oakville 62-38. Ronnie Suggs poured in 23 for the Jays with Luke Schroepfer adding 16. Washington wraps up the regular season with a 17-9 record.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 21 min 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 2 days ago

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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

5 hours 1 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.