Local High School Sports-Thursday, April 10

Baseball...
The Union Wildcats travelled to Hermann to play the Bearcats in a Four Rivers Conference match-up and returned home with a 5-4 eight inning victory. The Wildcats banged out eight hits and committed five errors with seven runners left on while Hermann finished with seven hits, four errors and 11 left on. Trey Fink was the winning pitcher and Andrew Budnik suffered the loss. Both teams are 3-5 overall, Union moves to 2-1 in the conference while Hermann drops to 0-2.

Elsewhere...

Washington 5 Fort Zumwalt East 0. Aaron Meyer pitched a complete game with five strike outs and no walks.

St. James 11 St. Clair 4. Nathan Straight finished the game with six runs batted in.

Sullivan 12 Owensville 2

Pacific outscored New Haven 20-10. Hank Vandaveer had three hits with three rbi. Noah Brocato doubled twice with four batted in.

Golf...
Warrenton Tournament-Warrenton took first with a 161, followed by St. Charles West with a 175 and St. Charles with a 185. Ethan Luecke of Warrenton was the medalist with a 37 for his round.

Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 148-176. Brad Carpenter of Washington shot the low score for the day, a 29 on Senior Night.

Three team event in Sullivan. The host Eagles took first with a 166, followed by Owensville with a 184 and Pacific at 192. Co-Medalists were Logan Moritz and Zane West-Derby of Owensville.

Girls Soccer...
Windsor Tournament-Championship Game
Washington beat Union 5-4 in double overtime. Arika Elliot scored the game winner.
Pacific took third place with an 8-1 win over Windsor.

Other action...
Borgia 7 DuBourg 1
St. Clair 9 St. James 0
St. Charles West 3 Warrenton 0

Boys Volleyball...
Seckman defeated Borgia in three sets 25-15 21-25 25-13

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 7 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 2 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.