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

5 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is State Champion Wrestler Dalton Voyles from Pacific High School. Dalton won the class 3 title at 182 pounds with a 6-2 decision over Zach Courtoise of Kearney Saturday at the University of Missouri-Columbia. It caps off a tremendous season for Dalton with a 56-2 record. Dalton, who is very good on his feet, took control early in the bout in securing the win over Courtoise.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 32 min ago

Johnathan Williams, III and Namon Wright scored 10 points each, but Georgia strengthened its NCAA tournament hopes with a runaway 68-44 win over Missouri on Saturday. Missouri (8-21, 2-14 Southeastern Conference) couldn't manage a second straight win after ending a 13-game losing streak by beating Florida 64-52 on Tuesday night.