Local High School Sports-Tuesday, April 15

Baseball...
Borgia knocked off Washington 4-2 at Borgia High School. Spencer Juergens pitched five and a third innings for the win and Tyler Murray pitched the final inning and two-thirds for the save. Jacob Wunderlich doubled in a big insurance run in the sixth as the Knights improved to 9-3. Camron Shipley suffered the tough luck loss going the distance giving up two runs on four hits. Sam Katzung and Seth Bollmann had two hits apiece for the Jays, now 5-3 on the year.

Elsewhere...

Cuba 7 St. Clair 1

Linn 8 Hermann 2. Ben Held and Craig Winkelmann both finished with a hit and a run batted in. Held suffered the loss.

Pacific shut out Owensville 14-0. James Howie had two hits with two batted in. Ryan Howell posted three doubles with two rbi. Noah Brocato pitched four innings for the win.

Soccer...
Washington posted a 3-0 win over Fort Zumwalt East. Martha Noelker, Halee Nurnberger and Cassidy Nurnberger all scored for Washington, now 9-2 on the season.

Union blasted Owensville 10-0. Bethany Coons scored five goals, Taylor Gaebe, Bri Clark, Karlie Peth, Marissa Groves and Kalyn Bigley all scored one goal apiece.

Golf...
Borgia defeated Kennedy 209-to-250 at the Franklin County Country Club. Clayton Voss medalled with a 35.

Owensville beat St. James 181-209. Colin Hayes was the medalist with a 40 for his round.

Boys Volleyball...
O'Fallon Christian beat Borgia in straight sets 25-16 25-22

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 19 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

22 hours 55 min 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.