Local High School Sports-Saturday, May 12

Baseball...
Washington 8 Sullivan 2. Matt Miller, Nick Terschluse and Chris Bethal combined for a two hitter. Miller got the win. Matt McGilvray had a double with two runs scored. Brian Trigg singled and scored twice.

Potosi 4 Union 2

Hermann 7 Wright City 6

Pacific 6 Windsor 4

New Haven 9 Montgomery County 1. Brandon Carey was the winning pitcher.

AAA Conference Showcase-Borgia 16 Christian 5 in five innings. Justin Horace hit a three run homer.

Cuba 5 St. James 4

Girls Soccer...
St. Clair 8 Valley Park 1

Union 5 Pacific 1. Union wins the Four Rivers Conference.

Rolla 10 Sullivan 0

St. Charles at Warrenton

AAA Conference Showcase-Borgia 6 Kennedy 5

Owensville 8 St. James 2

Golf...
Sectionals....
Class 4-Washington at The Links at Dardenne in O'Fallon.
Blue Jay golfers Brad Carpenter, Matt Hoemann and Eric Hasenjaeger all qualified for state. Carpenter was four over par, Hoemann was six over and Hasenjaeger was eight over for the day. As a team, Washington finished in fourth place with a 319. Chaminade took first with a 300.

Class 3 at Cassville-West Plains took first with a 320. Borgia was fifth with a 354 and Sullivan sixth with a 362.
State qualifiers...
Zane West-Derby of Owensville +13
Colin Hayes-St. James +15
Andrew McClure of Borgia +15
Gavin Yociss-Sullivan +15

Class 3-Heritage Hills in Moberly. Ethan Luecke of Warrenton qualified for state by finishing seven over par.

Class 2-Eagle Knoll in Hartsburg. Collin Hart and Ross Henson of Hermann qualified for state. Hart was 10 over par and Henson was 13 over.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 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 5 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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

1 day 11 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.