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

5 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 1 hour 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

1 day 2 hours ago

Baseball...
Four Rivers Classic Tournament
Pool A
Wright City 9 Owensville 8
Pool B
St. Clair/St. James-Rained out
Pool C
New Haven/Montgomery County-Rained out. New Haven will play in the Owensville bracket Saturday morning beginning at 9:30.
Pool D
Rolla 21 Hermann 1