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 21 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 17 hours 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

5 hours 34 min ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.