Local High School Sports Friday-December 14

Boys Basketball...
St. James 53 Union 28. The Tigers were led by Jake Ford with 15 points and Brandon Ford scored 10 for Union. The Tigers improve to 9-0 overall and 2-0 in the conference while Union drops to 2-6 and 0-2.

Pacific 60 New Haven 22. The Indians are 6-2 overall and 2-0 in league play.

Duchesne 68 Borgia 44

St. Clair 84 Hermann 72. Adam Brott and Neyko Dominguez scored 15 apiece for the Bulldogs and Craig Winkelmann drained 19 and Matt Hug 16 for the Bearcats

Sullivan 56 Owensville 31

Girls...
Hermann 67 St. Clair 46

Sullivan 59 Owensville 34

Lindbergh 45 Washington 38. Washington was led by Courtney Kedroski with 11-points.

Wrestling...
Pacific and Washington are in Kansas City for the Raytown South Holiday Tournament this weekend.

Sullivan and Union will compete in the Cape Central Tournament

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 21 hours ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

23 hours 38 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.