Local High School Sports-Friday, August 22

Football
Washington 26 St. Clair 21
Borgia 48 Owensville 12
Parkway West 49 Union 39
Park Hills Central 34 Sullivan 27
St. James 12 Cuba 6
Hermann 61 Montgomery County 12
Pacific 28 De Soto 20
Trinity 28 Wright City 24
Warrenton 26 St. Dominic 23

Other Sports Friday night...
Soccer...
Washington opened play in the Northwest/Parkway West Tournament with a 2-1 win over DuBourg.
Washington will face Summit Saturday at 12:00

Softball...
St. James 3 Rolla 2 on an Ashley Marlett home run.

Volleyball...
Marquette defeated Washington 25-19 25-20

Looking ahead to Saturday in softball...
The Union Tournament features Washington, Borgia, St. Clair, Pacific, Warrenton, Farmington, Park Hills Central and the host Wildcats at the Union Sports Complex. The action gets underway at 8:00.

The New Haven Softball Classic will have the Shamrocks hosting Belle, Steelville, Linn, St. James, Hermann, Montgomery County and Hancock. Games will be played on Lions and Bock Fields starting at 8:00am.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 hours ago

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What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 3 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.