Show-Me Show-Down

The MSHSAA High School Basketball State Championships are underway in Columbia.

Girls Class 2 Semifinal
Rachel Steinhoff scored 21-points with Emily Kallmeyer pumping in 10 leading the New Haven Lady Shamrocks to a convincing 49-33 victory over Marceline Thursday afternoon. Kayla Meyer pulled down eight rebounds and Steinhoff grabbed seven boards. The Rocks shot 44-percent from the floor while Marceline shot a frigid 22-percent in the first half and 33 percent for the game.

New Haven will Meet Crane in the Championship game Saturday evening at 5:00 at Mizzou Arena. Crane took care of Skyline in the other semifinal 70-51. Crane is 29-3 going into the title game while the Rocks are 21-10. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220 with a 4:45 pregame.

In Class 3, St. James lost to Cameron 68-53. The Lady Tigers will play for third place at 1:40 Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena

State Championships run through Saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.