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

1 day 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 31 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.