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

6 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 5-3 Senior Guard Tesla Ruediger with the Hermann Lady Bearcats. Tesla currentlly ranks fifth in the Four Rivers Conference in scoring averaging 13 points per game. She also pulls down three rebounds with three assists and three steals per outing. Tesla scored 23 points in a 66-61 loss to Harrisburg in the 3rd place game of the South Callaway Tournament Saturday afternoon.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 8 hours ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

23 hours 44 min ago

Kansas Army National Guard Invitational in Frontenac, Kansas...
Championship-Pacific 55 Fort Scott 31.

St. James Tournament...
Consolation-St. James 46 Sullivan 45
3rd Place-Salem 63 Blair Oaks 55
Championship-Rolla hit a last second shot to beat Licking 68-67.