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

6 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 33 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.