Local High School Sports-Thursday, September 4

Softball...
Union scored two runs in the seventh inning to beat Washington 3-2. Shelby Miller scored the winning run on a fielding error. Sheena Carroll went the distance to get the win. Katie Irwin suffered the loss. Union improves to 3-3 while Washington drops to 5-2.
Elsewhere...
Borgia beat St. Clair 9-2. Taylor Nadler had three hits and three runs batted in. Madelyn Tuepker finished with two hits and two batted in.
Cuba downed New Haven 15-3
Holt 10 Sullivan 3
Hermann 33 Bourbon 1. The game was called after three innings
St. James 15 Vienna 0 in five innings

Volleyball...
Warrenton defeated Orchard Farm in two games
Washington needed three sets to defeat Zumwalt East 23-25 25-17 26-24
St. Clair over Potosi in three
Union beat Battle High School 25-11 25-17
Owensville topped Linn 25-19 25-15
Pacific downed Salem 25-13 25-18
Jefferson City defeated Hermann 25-16 22-25 25-13

Soccer...
Fort Zumwalt North Tournament...
St. Charles shut out Warrenton 3-0
Northwest Tournament...
Northwest 5 Washington 0
Elsewhere...
Borgia 5 Fatima 0
St. Clair shut out Montgomery County 3-0. Justin Spanos scored two goals for the Bulldogs.

Girls Golf...
Westminster Christian Academy defeated Borgia 171-219 in a match at the Franklin County Country Club.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 14 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

15 hours 47 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.