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

5 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 6 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 2 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.