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

3 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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