Local High School Basketball-Wednesday, March 6

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.


6 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Freshman Cross Country Runner Julia McIntyre from New Haven High School. Julia finished sixth in the state meet in Jefferson City with a time of 20:58.40 at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City earlier this month. She helped her team to a 12th place finish. Julia was a straight A student at Franklin County R-2 and she continues to get A's in high school.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Football players strike. A university president resigns. Suddenly, the University of Missouri is in the eye of a media firestorm. Mizzou has now supplanted Ferguson as the hash tag known round the world.



12 hours 31 min ago

Scottie Upshall scored the game-winning goal early in the third period to help the Blues slip by the Blue Jackets 3-1 at the Scottrade Center. Vladimir Tarasenko added his 14th goal of the season and Jake Allen made 23 saves to earn the win for St. Louis, which improved to 15-6-and-3. Ryan Johansen tallied the lone goal for Columbus, which had won two straight. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 of 31 shots in the loss.