Local High School Sports-Thursday, December 12

Boys...
Union posted a 44-33 win over the Bourbon Warhawks

Sullivan remained undefeated with a 75-26 win over North County. The Eagles improve to 5-0.

Girls...
Sullivan downed Owensville 53-40 to improve to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the Four Rivers Conference. Owensville lost for the first time this year, dipping to 3-1.

Pacific beat Rolla 66-53. Ashley Hill scored 29

New Haven topped Wellsville 54-16 with Rachel Steinhoff draining 13 points. Stephanie Gerling chipped in with nine.

Warrenton downed Montgomery County 60-31

Hermann beat Washington 62-46. Hayley Stiers scored 17 points and Jamie Gleeson added 16.

Wrestling...
Holt defeated Washington 38-28

Union posted wins over Fort Zumwalt East 72-12, Winfield 54-24 and Principia 59-18.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 12 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 5 days 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

1 day 15 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.