Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, January 8

Boys Basketball...
Washington Tournament...
Francis Howell Central 55 Borgia 47. Justin Hayden and Derrick Puni scored 16 apiece for the Spartans while the Knights were led by Zachary Schweissguth with 14 and Joseph Helfrich with 12. Senior guard Jordan Miller was out of the lineup a rib injury. They hope to have him back in uniform later this week. Borgia drops to 6-6 while Howell Central improved to 5-8.
In the other first round game last night, Westminster Christian Academy beat Fort Zumwalt East 73-57.

Elsewhere....

Cape Central beat Pacific 48-39

Salem defeated Sullivan 58-50

Cuba beat Union 62-59

Girls...
In the first round of the Union Tournament....
Top seed Sullivan blasted Madison Prep 85-13.
Borgia downed Union 53-40.

South Callaway Tournament-First Round...
Hermann topped Montgomery County 79-18
New Haven defeated South Callaway 39-23.

Wrestling...
Blair Oaks 51 Owensville 22
Washington 66 Warrenton 12. Washington's Spencer Baird move into a tie for most wins in school history
Pacific 43 Sullivan 32

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 2 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 2 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.