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

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.