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

18 hours 48 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron has made 96 saves through 19-games this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 15 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 4 min ago

As the Falcons finish up the regular season the team is looking to make their mark in the record books by erasing a tough start to climb above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The Falcons knocked off Missouri Baptist JV 2-1 to elevate their season record to 8-7-1. A tale of two seasons has East Central College winning seven of their last eight matches. Jake Erwin and AJ Bannister were able to score for the Falcons in the victory.