Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Thursday, January 24

Boys...
Union Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Festus 50 Union 47
Crystal City 66 Jefferson 50

Hermann Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
St. James 52 Montgomery County 40
Chamois 37 New Haven 34
Consolation Semifinals...
Warrenton 55 Wright City 25
Hermann 60 Owensville 44

Girls...
Lindbergh Tournament-Championship Semifinal...
Pacific 51 Sullivan 45

Elsewhere...

Borgia 70 Trinity 30

Wrestling...
Pacific defeated Owensville and St. James in a tri-match at Owensville

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 19 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 3 days ago

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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

1 day 8 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.