Local High School Baseball District Tournaments

Class 5 District 8 at Timberland.
Washington is seeded fourth and will face five seed Troy in the opening round Saturday, May 17th at 11:00. Timberland is number one with Holt second. Defending Class 5 State Champion Francis Howell is seeded third with Hannibal sixth.

Class 4 District 4 at Pacific.
Westminster garnered the top spot with Pacific second and Borgia third. Priory is seeded fourth with Union fifth and St. Clair sixth. Opening round games are Friday, May 16th with Union taking on Priory at 4:00, followed by Borgia and St. Clair at 6:15.

Class 4 District 9 at Salem.
Sullivan is seeded first with Eldon second and Salem third. St. James is fourth with Osage fifth and Owensville sixth. Sullivan is the only team above .500 at this time. First round games are Saturday, May 17 with St. James going up against Osage at 1:00 and Owensville and Salem at 3:30.

Class 2 District 8 at New Bloomfield.
Coaches voted Linn as the top seed with Tipton second and New Bloomfield third. Then come Russelville at number four, Father Tolton Academy fifth and New Haven sixth. New Haven will play New Bloomfield in the first round Saturday, May 17th at 1:00.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 16 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 1 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas