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 day 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 23 min ago

Jon Jay doubled and scored on Kolten Wong's sac-fly in the eighth as the Cardinals clipped the Reds 2-1 at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter homered in the first for St. Louis, which swept the three-game series. Adam Wainwright outdueled Cincinnati's Mike Leake for his second win.