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

2 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Volleyball Player Jordan Kriete from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Jordan played all the way around on a team that finished the season 26-7-2. Her statistics are impressive.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 37 min ago

Soccer...
The East Central Falcons posted a 2-1 overtime win over Jefferson in the Region 16 semifinal yesterday. Jake Erwin scored the game winning goal. ECC will play for the regional championship Saturday when they go up against MCC-Blue River at 2:00 in Kansas City.