High School Sports-Tuesday, April 22

Baseball...
Washington took a 9-0 lead into the top of the seventh inning at Ronsick Field Tuesday, but Fort Zumwalt North rallied with eight runs and had the tying run on first when Panther second baseman Alex Willard grounded out to third to end the game. Aaron Meyer pitched six and a third innings with six strike outs and three walks to get the win. Brian Trigg had three hits, reached base five times and scored twice. Washington improves to 7-4 overall and moves to 2-1 in the GAC Central. Zumwalt North drops to 7-6 and 2-3. Steve Kemp suffered the loss.

Elsewhere...

Warrenton 11 Winfield 5

Sullivan swepped a doubleheader from De Soto. The Eagles won the first game 7-2 which game them second place in the Lutheran South Tournament. They completed the sweep with a 8-3 win in game two improving to 11-5.

Hillsboro 14 St. Clair 0

South Callaway 15 Hermann 0

Belle 9 St. James 2

Golf...
Sullivan took first place in the St. James Classic Tournament. It's the 14th tournament championship for Sullivan athletics during the 2013/2014 school year. Hermann was second and Pacific third. The top three individuals were Colin Hart of Hermann with a 77, Ross Henson of Hermann with a 79 and Gavin Yociss of Sullivan with an 80.

Borgia won the AAA Conference title at Forest Park. Clayton Voss and Alex Rennick were co-medalists with rounds of 73.

Warrenton won the Elsberry Invitational. Ethan Luecke earned the medal with a 69.

Girls Soccer...
Hillsboro 1 St. Clair 0

Union 2 Sullivan 0. Bethany Coons scored both goals.

Owensville 3 Pacific 2

Washington 3 Fort Zumwalt East 2. Salena Pottebaum, Brianna Pagan and Halee Nurnberger scored for Washington.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 5-3 Senior Guard Tesla Ruediger with the Hermann Lady Bearcats. Tesla currentlly ranks fifth in the Four Rivers Conference in scoring averaging 13 points per game. She also pulls down three rebounds with three assists and three steals per outing. Tesla scored 23 points in a 66-61 loss to Harrisburg in the 3rd place game of the South Callaway Tournament Saturday afternoon.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

5 days 10 hours 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Kansas Army National Guard Invitational in Frontenac, Kansas...
Championship-Pacific 55 Fort Scott 31.

St. James Tournament...
Consolation-St. James 46 Sullivan 45
3rd Place-Salem 63 Blair Oaks 55
Championship-Rolla Licking