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

14 hours 3 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 32 min ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.