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

2 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 1 min ago

Yangervis Solarte and the San Diego Padres try to secure a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night in the middle contest of a three-game series at Petco Park. Acquired from the New York Yankees in the deal that sent third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx, Solarte is hitting .286 with six RBI in seven games with the Padres.