Local High School Sports-Monday, April 29

Golf...
Sullivan won the district tournament on their home course, the Sullivan Country Club. West Plains was second and Borgia third. Individuals who qualified for the sectional are the entire Sullivan team: Tyler Carrico, Justin Biermann, Gavin Yociss, Ryan Juergens and Drew Armstrong. Union female golfer Hinako Kishimoto, Borgia's Clayton Voss, Alexander Rennick, Andrew McClure and Parker Dumontier. St. Clair's Kyle Juergens and Matt Gordon. St. James will send three to the next round-Jake Shockley, Jack Mueller and Levi Auxier. Two Pacific Indians qualified-Charlie Brinker and Brendan Jett-Kell.

Track...
Team results of the Four Rivers Conference Meet in St. Clair...
Varsity Girls-Union captured its first ever conference title in track. Owensville and Sullivan tied for second.
JV Girls-Pacific was first followed by Owensville and New Haven
Varsity Boys-St. Clair took first, Pacific second and Sullivan third
JV Boys-Pacific captured the title with St. Clair and Union tying for second
Girls Outstanding Performer-Anna Houston of Union
Boys Outstanding Performer-Rickey Grivetti of St. Clair
Girls Conference Coach of the Year-Chris Kelly of Union
Boys Conference Coach of the Year-Dave Purviance of St. Clair.

Baseball...
Cuba 5 New Haven 2
St. Clair 9 Owensville 1
Waynesville 11 St. James 10
Holt 6 Washington 4
Montgomery County 10 Hermann 4

Girls Soccer...
Northwest 3 Pacific 2
St. Clair 2 St. James 1
Borgia 3 DuBourg 1
Union 4 Sullivan 0

Boys Volleyball...
Borgia has won three in a row with last night's straight set win over Seckman 25-15 25-20.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 17 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 1 day ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 5 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.