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 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 31 min ago

The Cardinals make the final stop on their three-city road trip tonight in San Francisco. The play the first of three against the Giants at 9:15 p.m., with Michael Wacha seeking his 16th win for St. Louis. San Francisco starts Mike Leake, who is 9-and-6 on the year.