Local High School Sports

Boys Basketball...
Washington defeated Marquette 40-38 in the quarterfinal of the Meramec Christmas Tournament Friday afternoon. The Jays will play CBC in the semifinal at 7:00 Saturday night.

Girls Basketball...
Park Hills Central Holiday Tournament-First Round....
St. James defeated Bismark 73-36. MJ Buschmann scored 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead the Lady Tigers. St. James will play Arcadia Valley in the semifinal Saturday at 4:00.

Seckman Holiday Tournament...
Pacific beat Lindbergh 49-40 in the championship game Friday afternoon. Ashley Hill, Kya Hill and Lizza Almo were named to the All-Tournament team

Rolla Holiday Tournament...
St. Clair 43 Sedalia 28.
Friday
Hickmann 57 St. Clair 13.
St. Clair will play Rolla for third place Saturday at 3:30

Basketball away from the tournaments Thursday...
Girls-Hermann 77 Versailles 50
Boys-Versailles 74 Hermann 51

Wrestling...
Washington took second place in the Lindbergh Tournament.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 11 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 4 min ago

No. 17 Missouri is going back to the SEC championship. The Tigers scored 18 unanswered points and forced a late turnover to secure a 21-14 win over Arkansas. Missouri, which has won six games in a row, returns to the SEC title game for the second straight season.