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

4 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 19 hours ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

The opener of this Western Conference First Round series will be hard to top from an entertainment standpoint. Alexander Steen's goal 26 seconds into triple overtime gave the St. Louis Blues a hard-fought victory against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, but the stakes only get higher in Game 2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center. Each team has positives to take into the next meeting.