Local High School Sports-Thursday, May 8

Baseball...
Sullivan/Salem-Rain out

Timberland 10 Pacific 4. The Indians were led at the plate by Ryan Howell who finished with two hits and two batted in and Jamie Howie with a home run.
O'Fallon Christian 8 Union 6. For Union, Curtis Bergner had two doubles with a run batted in. Avery Griffin and Blake Pickard finished with two rbi's each. Union used five pitchers with Ethan Hughes taking the loss.

Cuba beat Owensville 8-1

Girls Soccer...
Union 7 St. James 1

St. Clair 10 Belle 0

Pacific/Sullivan-Postponed due to lightening

Fort Zumwalt South 2 Washington 1

Rosati-Kain 2 Borgia 1. Rosati-Kain scored the game winner with four seconds left in overtime.

Track and Field...
The Washington girls captured the GAC Championship during conference meet at Jim Scanlan Stadium.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 3 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 16 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas