Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, May 7

Baseball...
The Washington Blue Jays beat the St. Clair Bulldogs 11-2 at Ronsick Field. Andrew Sumner posted the win in relief of starter Justin Schuler. Brock Hopkins had two hits with two runs scored. Peter Coulter and Jared Walde chipped in with two hits apiece. Three Washington pitchers combined to hold St. Clair to three hits, all by Brendan Murphy. Kody Halmich suffered the loss. The Jays improve to 13-10 while St. Clair drops to 6-15.

Elsewhere...

Sullivan 3 Potosi 2. The Eagles end the regular season with a 16-6 record.

Union defeated Silex 10-5. Drew Juengil pitched a complete game for the win. Dillen Myers and Dustin Griffin had three hits apiece.

Girls Soccer...
Union 9 St. Clair 0. The Wildcats wrap up Four Rivers Conference play with a perfect 7-0 record.

Pacific beat St. James 9-0

Trinity 3 Borgia 1

Washington 3 St. Charles 1

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 7 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 11 min ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.