High School Volleyball State Championships

Class 3
Borgia won the state title with a two set win over Carl Junction 25-23 25-21. The two had split the first round of pool play the day before. Audrey Arand led the way in kills with seven in the title match followed by Sarah Geatley and Emma Kriete with five kills each. Janie Arand finished with 21-assists. Borgia ends the season with a 33-3-2 record under Coach Brad Bruns. It's the 10th state volleyball title in Borgia history.

Class 2
The Hermann Bearcats set the record for most state titles with 12 following a 25-22 25-18 win over St. Pius of Festus. Hermann went in tied with Incarnate Word with 11 state championships each, but the Bearcats overcame a loss to St. Pius in pool play Friday to claim a straight set win in the championship game Saturday. Emilie Diebal finished the match with eight kills. Jamie Gleeson, the Four Rivers Conference Player of the Year, followed with seven. Tesla Ruediger recorded 10-digs. Hermann ends the season with a 26-14 record under Coach Linda Lampkin.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 34 min ago

Randal Grichuk and Matt Holliday homered in the first and the Cardinals held on for a 2-1 win over the Reds at Busch Stadium. John Lackey tossed seven-and-two-thirds innings of one-run ball while Seth Maness notched his third save. St. Louis maintains a two-and-a-half-game lead on the Pirates atop the NL Central. David Holmberg gave up two runs in six frames for Cincinnati to take the loss.