Local High School Basketball-Wednesday, February 27

Girls Sectional Playoffs...

Class 2-New Haven took down Bismarck 58-26 at Park Hills Central High School. The Lady Shamrocks were led by Rachel Steinhoff with 15 points. Kierstyn Monzyk added 12 and Kayla Meyer eight as New Haven improved to 19-10 on the year. Bismarck ends the season at 10-18. The Indians were led by Darcy Latham with 15 points.
New Haven advances to the quarterfinal to face Neelyville Saturday at 7:45 at the Farmington Civic Center. Neelyville is 22-8.

Class 3-St. James beat Licking 53-35 at Missouri S&T in Rolla. The Lady Tigers will play Ash Grove at Drury University in Springfield Saturday at 7:45.

The season ended for the Hermann Lady Bearcats with a 65-62 loss to North Tech.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

30 min 30 sec ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Baseball Player Drew Reed with the Union Wildcats. Drew is off to a terrific start to the season. In ten official at bats, Drew has an average of .700, seven hits, five singles and two doubles, and leads the team with six runs batted in. He pitches and catches.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 21 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 9 hours ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.