Local High School Sports Monday, January 21

Boys...
St. Francis Borgia opened play in the Ameritime Classic Tournament with a 56-52 win over Parkway Central. The Knights advance to the semifinal to face top seed Hazelwood Central Wednesday at 7:00.

The Union Boys Tournament got underway with two games. Pacific had no problem with Jefferson 71-32 and St. Clair beat Crystal City 48-34.

Girls...
The Hermann Tournament tipped off with four games....
At the High School...
Hermann over Montgomery County 70-13. Jamie Gleeson scored 19 for the Lady Bearcats.
Owensville downed St. Clair 52-36. The Lady Bulldogs were led by Allison Hinson with 20 points.
New Haven posted a 54-11 win over Wright City. Rachel Steinhoff and Kayla Meyer scored 12 apiece.
Chamois downed Warrenton 55-38. Miranda Brant led all scorers with 21 points.

Elsewhere...

The Borgia Lady Knights beat Lutheran St. Charles 67-64.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 20 sec ago

Soccer...
Sullivan at North County
Washington at Union

Softball...
Washington at Holt
New Haven at Wellsville
De Soto at Pacific
Sullivan at Affton

Volleyball...
Pacific hosts Hillsboro