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

1 day 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 13 hours ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 32 min ago

Softball...
Borgia at Union in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Game time is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington at Summit
Warrenton at St. Charles West
New Haven at Bourbon

Volleyball...
St. Clair at Hermann
Union at St. James
Sullivan at New Haven
Owensville at Pacific
Borgia at Notre Dame
Washington hosts Eureka