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

6 days 7 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 6 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 33 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.