Local High School Sports-Thursday, January 16

Boys Basketball...
Washington Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Westminster 63 St. Clair 33. Shane Benes scored 24 for the Wildcats while Reno Jones led St. Clair with 10.
Francis Howell Central 56 Fort Zumwalt East 36

Elsewhere...

Winfield 46 Warrenton 43

Girls Basketball...
Union Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Eureka 52 Borgia 44. Jessica Moore scored 19 for Eureka. Borgia was paced by Megan Jensen with 14.
Sullivan held on for a 37-34 win over St. Charles West

South Callaway Tournament-Championship Semifinal
Hermann defeated New Haven 53-39 behind 16 points apiece from Karinne Lane and Jamie Gleeson. Rachel Steinhoff scored 13 for New Haven.
Consolation Semifinal...
New Bloomfield 56 Montgomery County 34

Warrenton Tournament-Consolation Final...
Warrenton held on for a 66-60 win over the St. Louis Patriettes.

Away from the tournaments...

Pacific 54 Cuba 33. Kya Hill drained 17 for Pacific and Shelby Whitaker 10 for Cuba

St. Clair knocked off Northwest 34-27

Wrestling...
St. Clair 42 Sullivan 31
Park Hills 38 Sullivan 24

Pacific downed McCluer 42-19
Westminster beat Pacific 42-32

Washington topped Union 52-15. Individual highlight-Union's Dalton Kuenzil pinned Kyle Summers handing Summers his first loss of the season.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 31 min ago

Soccer...
Sullivan at North County
Washington at Union

Softball...
Washington at Holt
New Haven at Wellsville
De Soto at Pacific
Sullivan at Affton

Volleyball...
Pacific hosts Hillsboro