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 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 2 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 2 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.