Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Thursday, October 10

Softball...
Class 3 District 9
Union jumped out to a 5-0 lead, then held on to beat the Borgia Knights 5-3 in the semifinal game last yesterday afternoon. Janna Ruether went the distance with five strike outs and no walks and Shelby Miller finished the game with four hits and a run scored. Borgia was lead at the plate by Katelyn Gratza who finished with four hits. The Knights end the season with a 15-10 record. Union advances to the championship game with a 19-6 record and will face top seed Sullivan at 4:30 this afternoon. Sullivan had no problem with Salem in a 10-0 five inning game last evening. Tessa Johanning pitched a no hitter, improving her record to 15-4 on the season.
Elsewhere...
Class 4 District 3
Washington had the season come to an end with a 3-0 loss to Lafayette in the semifinal.

Class 3 District 7
Warrenton beat Fulton 5-1

Soccer...
St. Dominic 2 Borgia 0
Union 4 Sullivan 0
Pacific 5 St. Clair 0

Volleyball...
Pacific over Sullivan in three sets 25-12 18-25 26-24
Hermann topped Owensville in two 26-24 25-14
Union defeated St. Clair 28-26 25-9
New Haven downed St. James 25-6 25-10
Borgia beat Rosati-Kain 25-13 25-18

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 30 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.