Local High School Basketball-Wednesday, January 2

Boys...
The Owensville Tournament gets underway with four first round games. Top seeded Pacific will go up against Steelville at 4:00. Hermann and Salem will play at 5:30, followed by Sullivan and Owensville at 7:00 and Cuba and Linn at 8:30. The tournament will run through Saturday.

Elsewhere...

New Haven will visit Bourbon

Girls...
The Park Hills Central Tournament will wrap up this evening with the girls championship game between St. James and the host Lady Rebels at 7:30. The two schools will actually play a JV game at 6:00.

Other action...

Borgia will play at St. Clair.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 8 hours 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.

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2 weeks 2 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 1 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.