Local High School Sports-Thursday, January 31

Girls Basketball...
Pacific posted a 67-58 win over St. James. Elizabeth Almo poured in 16 to lead the Lady Indians and Kya Hill added 15. The Lady Indians hit 23 of 33 free throws while St. James hit 9 of 20 from the line. MJ Buschmann led all scorers for the Lady Tigers with 18. It was the first loss of the season for St. James, now 19-1 overall and 2-1 in the Four Rivers Conference. Pacific improved to 15-3 and 2-1.

Hermann topped Owensville 61-40. Tesla Ruediger pumped in 16 and Jamie Gleeson drained 15 for Hermann. The Dutchgirls were led by Hailey Diestelkamp with 10.

Wrestling...
Pacific captured the Four Rivers Conference Championship with a 34-29 win over Union.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 31 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.