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 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 3 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 6 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.