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

1 day 49 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.