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

1 week 40 min 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

2 days 20 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 9 hours ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.