Local High School Sports-Thursday, May 1

Baseball...
St. Francis Borgia clinched the AAA Conference title Thursday with a 6-1 win over St. Dominic. Spencer Juergens pitched a complete game three hitter with five strike outs and one walk. Borgia scored three runs in the first and added three more in the fifth. The Knights improve to 15-4 overall and 7-0 in league action.

Elsewhere...
It was a marathon between Washington and Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field last night. The game, which had a 6:30 start time, went 14 innings and experienced a lengthy delay when the lights went out. Once the lights came back on, the Bulldogs scored the winning run and pulled it out 3-2 with the game ending around 11:00.

Sullivan took control of the Four Rivers Conference with a 5-0 win over the Pacific Indians. Austin Farris had a double, a walk, a stolen base and two runs batted in. Jake Lochner pitched a complete game two hitter with eight strike outs and two walks. Lochner has pitched 21 straight scoreless innings. Sullivan improves to 14-5 overall and 5-0 in the Four Rivers Conference.

Union 6 St. Clair 1

Hermann 9 St. James 6

Girls Soccer...
CYC Tournament-Seventh Place game
Union 3 Washington 2. Bri Clark and Bethany Coons scored for the Wildcats while Salena Pottebaum and Brianna Pagan found the back of the net for Washington.

St. Dominic Shootout...
Villa Duchesne 2 Borgia 1

Elsewhere...
St. Charles West 3 Warrenton 0

Pacific 6 Hillsboro 2

Boys Volleyball...
Summit defeated Borgia 23-25 25-14 25-20

Golf...
Borgia 257 Bishop DuBourg 315. Alex Rennick was the medalist with a 38

Track...
Dave Purviance Relays at St. Clair High School...
The St. Clair boys and girls took first place.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 1 hour ago

Union 55 Pacific 7
Borgia 42 Kennedy 6
Battle 56 Washington 8
O'Fallon Christian 50 Wright City 12
Salem 50 St. James 27
Southern Boone 40 Owensville 24
Priory 49 Sullivan 17
Hermann 36 Transportation and Law 6
Cuba 30 Jefferson 0
Moberly 42 Warrenton 0

Saturday...
St. Clair at Westminster 2:00