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

6 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 4 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 9 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas