Local High School Sports-Thursday, December 19

Girls Basketball...
St. James beat Union 69-35. Alexis Uffmann scored 15 for the Lady Tigers with Devin Fuhring pumping in 14 and Ashlee Marlatt 11.

New Haven downed Pacific 49-35. Rachel Steinhoff led the Lady Shamrocks with 23. Emily Kallmeyer added 10.

Hermann knocked off St. Clair 60-34 with Jamie Gleeson pouring in 12 points and pulling down eight rebounds.

Boys Basketball...
Timberland had no problem in a 70-49 win over Warrenton. Jahwan Sims led the Wolves with 19. Warrenton's Ron Richardson led all scorers with 23.

Wrestling...
Tri-Match at Owensville...
Union 48 St. Clair 34
Owensville 36 Union 33
Owensville 49 St. Clair 24

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 17 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 1 day 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

17 hours 35 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.