Local Hoops-Friday, March 1

The girls semifinals in Class 4 District 9 at Pacific.
Pacific 56 Owensville 35. The Lady Indians were led by Elizabeth Almo and Ashley Hill with 15 points apiece. Emily Ellis scored 10 for the Dutchgirls.

Sullivan beat Borgia 51-42 behind 14 points from Taylor Lucas and 13 from Sierra Pryor. Borgia was led by Janie Arand with 14.

Looking ahead to Saturday....

The Class 4 District 9 Tournament wraps up with the girls final between Sullivan and Pacific at 6:00, followed by the boys title game between Borgia and Sullivan at 7:30.
Both will be broadcast live on AM 1220.

Elsewhere...

Two girls teams from the Four Rivers Conference have state playoff quarterfinal games....

Class 2-New Haven will play Neelyville at the Farmington Civic Center. New Haven is 19-10 and Neelyville is 22-8

Class 3-St. James will face Ash Grove at Drury University in Springfield. St. James is 24-4 while Ash Grove is 24-6.

Games times are 7:45.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 21 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 47 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.