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

3 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 3 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 6 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.