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

4 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 20 min ago

Boys Basketball...
Union Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Rock Bridge 80 Lutheran South 59
Borgia 46 Washington 43 in overtime. Walt Eckelkamp drained a 25-foot jump shot as time expired for the win. Eckelkamp finished the game with 13. Mike Morgan scored 20 for the Jays. Borgia improves to 12-4 while Washington dips to 9-8.

Elsewhere...
Orchard Farm 76 Warrenton 58