Local High School Basketball-Wednesday, March 6

Scoreboard...
Boys Class 4 Sectional at Missouri S&T in Rolla...
Jordan Miller hit the game winning shot just outside the free throw line as time ran out giving St. Francis Borgia a thrilling 47-45 win over Hillcrest. Miller finished the game with 14 points. Casey Kuchem led the Knights with 16. Borgia improves to 20-8 and will play Republic in the quarterfinal Saturday at 1:00 at Drury in Springfield. Republic is 27-4 going in.

Boys Class 5 Sectional at Camdenton High School...
The Washington Blue Jays gave the heavily favored Hickman Kewpies all they could handle forcing the game into overtime. Hickman prevailed 53-49 ending the season for Washington at 17-9. Luke Schroepfer scored 22 of Washington's points in the second half and the extra session.

Girls Class 4 Sectional at Missouri S&T in Rolla...
Sullivan took care of Bolivar 51-41. The Lady Eagles improve to 24-4 and will face Webb City in the quarterfinal at 2:45 at Drury Saturday afternoon. Webb City has a record of 23-5.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 9 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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

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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.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 13 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.