Local High School Sports-Thursday, August 28

Soccer...
Sullivan 3 St. James 2 in overtime
Union 3 De Soto 1
St. Mary's 4 Borgia 0
North County 2 Pacific 1

Softball...
Warrenton 5 Orchard Farm 0. Kaylee Anderson pitched a no hitter
Washington/Fort Zumwalt North-Postponed
St. Clair 3 Borgia 2
Sullivan/Lutheran-St. Charles in the Westminster Tournament-Postponed

Volleyball...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 25-10 25-15
New Haven topped Belle 25-10 25-7
Union over Battle 25-17 25-11
Pacific beat Seckman 25-17 20-25 30-28
Borgia over Notre Dame 25-18 25-8
Potosi defeated St. Clair 25-20 25-15
St. Charles West beat Warrenton in three sets
Owensville topped Linn in two

Girls Golf...
Borgia won a trimatch at the Franklin County Country Club with a 280. Lutheran was second with a 284 and Washington third with a 292.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 7 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.