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

5 days 21 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 4 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 1 hour 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.