Local High School Sports-Tuesday, January 21

Boys Basketball...
Borgia outscored Pacific 7-5 in overtime to beat the Indians 60-58 in front of raucous crowd at Pacific High School. Pacific's Jeff Hinkle hit a shot to tie the game at 53 at the end of regulation but Adam Meyer drained the game winner with 12 seconds left in the extra session to send Borgia into the win column. The final shot from Cullen VanLeer bounced off the front of the rim as time expired. Borgia was led by Zach Schweissguth with 17 points as the Knights improved to 10-3. Cullen VanLeer drained 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds for the Indians, now 9-4. They could meet again next week in the Union Tournament. Borgia and Pacific are the top two seeds in the bracket.

Elsewhere...

At the St. James Tournament-First Round...
Blair Oaks 58 Salem 42
Rolla 52 Newburg 32

Cuba 61 Owensville 31

New Haven 45 Linn 38

Washington 62 Fort Zumwalt North 52. Ronnie Suggs scored 21 for the Jays with Brad Carpenter adding 12.

Park Hills Central 67 St. Clair 61. The Bulldogs were led by Reno Jones with 21 and Damon Arnold with 16.

Hermann 58 Chamois 29 with Josh Oetterer scoring 12 for the Bearcats.

Girls...
Hermann 43 Chamois 36. Karinne Lane scored 15 for Hermann

Sullivan 54 Visitation 39

Waynesville 48 Union 39

Washington 64 Fort Zumwalt North 30. Kyra Hardesty finished with 17 with Rachel Kackley adding 13 and Courtney Kedroski 12.

Wrestling...
Union posted two wins last night, 54-21 over Sullivan and 48-23 over St. James.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 7 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 1 day 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

5 hours 46 sec ago

Boys Basketball...
The Union Tournament resumes with two first round games this evening...
Borgia vs. Union at 5:30
Washington vs. St. Clair at 7:00.
We will join the action in progress at 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.

Hermann Tournament-First Round...
At the High School...
Warrenton vs. Chamois at 6:00
New Haven vs. Wright City at 7:30