Local High School Sports-Friday, May 16

Baseball...
Borgia scored seven runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 10-2 win over
St. Clair in the first round of the Class 4 District 4 tournament at Pacific High School last night. Spencer Juergens pitched six innings for the win. He also had two hits with two runs scored. Justin Baylard and Evan Ayers added two hits apiece, as Borgia improved to 20-5. St. Clair ends the season at 6-16. Kody Halmich suffered the loss. Adam Hinson had a couple of hits.

In the other first round game, Priory banged out 14 hits in a 5-0 win over the Union Wildcats.

Elsewhere...

The Sullivan/St. James continuation game has finally ended. Jake Lochner struck out five in the last two innings leading the Eagles to a 3-2 win over the Tigers. Sullivan wins the Four Rivers Conference outright with a 7-0 record. Pacific finishes second.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 1 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.