Local High School Sports-Wednesday, April 9

Baseball...
Pacific beat Borgia 14-8 at Borgia High School. The Indians banged out 12 hits including home runs from James Howie and Ryan Howell and two doubles from Hank Vandaveer. Tyler Straatmann, Noah Brocato and Lane Smith chipped in with two hits apiece. Justin Baylard went deep for the Knights. Austin Muich was the winning pitcher in relief and Evan Ayers suffered the loss. Pacific improves to 4-2 while the Knights drop to 6-3.
Elsewhere...
Fort Zumwalt East 7 Washington 2 at Ronsick Field
Warrenton 4 Orchard Farm 3 on a walk off hit by Hunter Russel.
Union 7 North County 6. Nick Eads with a walk off single to win it.

Golf...
At Birch Creek. Sullivan 163, Pacific 181, St. James 202. Cullen VanLeer of Pacific was the medalist with a 37
At The Bluffs. Borgia 162, Duchesne 182 Lutheran-St. Charles 175. Clayton Voss of Borgia earned the medal with a 35 for his round

Girls Soccer...
Windsor Tournament...
Washington 2 Windsor 0. Brianna Pagan and Halee Nurnberger scored for the Jays.
Union 4 Pacific 1. Bethany Coons, Karlie Peth and Natalie Helling all scored for the Wildcats.
Elsewhere...
Sullivan 10 North County 3. Aley Lucas led the way with three goals and Skylar Evans added two.

Boys Volleyball...
Duchesne defeated Borgia in straight sets 25-19 25-16

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 21 sec ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.