Local High School Sports-Monday, May 19

Baseball...
Class 4 District 4 Championship Tuesday
Pacific vs. Westminster 5:00. Tape delayed broadcast 7:05 on KLPW AM 1220

Class 5 District 8 at Timberland High School...
Semifinals...
Washington vs. Timberland. Aaron Meyer outdueled Kyle Stevens and the Jays rallied in the eighth inning to knock off the top seeded Wolves 3-0 at Timberland High School. The game was scoreless at the end of seven, but Austin Finder led off the eighth with a walk. A single and two walks later, Washington found themselves on top 1-0. A suicide squeeze and a balk made it 3-0 and Meyer made it stand as he retired the Wolves in order in the home half of the frame. The gamed ended on an interference call when the umpire ruled the batter leaned into a pitch. Brian Trigg had two hits in the game. The Jays played error free ball highlighted by Austin Finder in right field who cut down a runner at the plate in the fourth and made a tremendous diving catch near the fence in the seventh. Washington improves to 14-11 while the Wolves end the season with a 19-8. The Jays advance to the championship game Wednesday at 4:15.
Tape delayed broadcast at 6:05 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Francis Howell 7 Holt 4

Class 4 District 7 at Winfield High School...
Semifinals
St. Charles West 12 St. Charles 0
Warrenton/St. Dominic-Suspended due to darkness in the fourth tied 1-1. The game will resume at 5:00 Tuesday

Class 4 District 9 at Salem High School
Semifinals...
Sullivan 3 St. James 1
Eldon 3 Salem 2

Class 3 District 8 at Montgomery County...
Semifinals-Tuesday
Hermann vs. Centralia at 4:30
Hallsville vs. North Callaway at 7:00

Girls Soccer...
Class 2 District 9 at St. Clair
Semifinals...
Union 5 Pacific 0
Borgia 4 Sullivan 0. Emily Grahl scored two goals for the Knights.

Class 1 District 10 at Fatima...
Opening Round...
Belle 1 St. James 0
Semifinal Tuesday
Fatima vs. Owensville at 4:00

Class 3 District 5 at Fort Zumwalt West
Semifinals Tuesday
Timberland vs. Holt at 5:00
Washington vs. Fort Zumwalt West at 7:00

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 8 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 3 days 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

13 hours 35 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.