Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, January 22

Boys...
Union Tournament-First Round...
Lutheran South downed Union 63-55. 6-2 Junior Park Van Nest paced the Lancers with 21 points. Brandon Downey pumped in 13. Union had four players in double figures with Nick Ziegler leading the way with 12. TJ Vitt added 11 with Blake Hulsey and Brandon Ford pumping in 10 apiece. Lutheran South improves to 8-7 with Union dipping to 3-11.
In the other first round game, Northwest upset Festus 61-55.

Hermann Tournament-First Round...
Top seed St. James had no problem with Wright City 76-18. Jake Ford scored 13 for the Tigers.
Montgomery County downed Warrenton 61-49. Jared Jordan and Cameron Parrish scored 17 apiece.
New Haven beat up on Owensville 48-34. Seth Schenck drained 14 to lead New Haven
Eli Strobel hit for 36 points leading the Chamois Pirates to a 54-40 win over the Hermann Bearcats.

Elsewhere...

Sullivan defeated Potosi 53-46 to improve to 13-6 under Coach Dino McKinney

Girls...
Lindbergh Tournament-Opening Round...
Pacific posted a 57-49 win over the host Flyers with Elizabeth Almo pumping in 20 points. Sullivan knocked off Northwest 55-20. The Lady Eagles are now 14-1.

Washington posted a 52-36 win over Holt. Paige Carpenter led Washington with 18 points. Courtney Kedroski added 10.

St. James remained undefeated with a 60-50 win over Rolla. Ashley Marlatt scored 18 for the Lady Tigers.

Wrestling...
Pacific 51 St. Clair 27
St. James 37 Principia 30
Sullivan 46 St. James 33
Sullivan 48 Principia 27

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 49 sec ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.