Local High School Sports-Monday, April 28

Baseball...
Pacific improved to 10-2 overall and 6-0 in the Four Rivers Conference with a 9-3 win over Union Monday afternoon. Pacific jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning with Hunter Finney blasting a two run homer. Hank Vandaveer and James Howie had two hits apiece and Noah Brocato finished with a hit and three batted in. Ryan Howell was the winning pitcher. Nick Schumaker had two hits for Union, now 5-9 and 3-3.
Elsewhere...
St. James 12 Owensville 2

Girls Soccer...
CYC Tournament-First Round...
Washington 4 Columbia 1. Halee Nurnberger scored twice for the Jays.
Union 7 Freeburg 0. Bethany Coons and Kalyn Bigley scored two goals apiece.
Other action...
Warrenton 3 Sullivan 0

Golf...
The Four Rivers Conference Golf Tournament was held at Meramec Lakes in St. Clair.
Sullivan took first with Pacific second and Owensville third.
It's the fifth Four Rivers Conference title and 15th tournament title of the school year for Sullivan athletics.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 6-0 Senior Forward Megan Jensen with the St. Francis Borgia Girls Basketball Team. Megan scored 24 points leading Borgia to a 52-47 win over Cardinal Ritter in the championship game of the Borgia/Competitive Edge Tournament Saturday afternoon. In three tournament games last week. Megan scored 63 points and earned MVP honors.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

21 hours 29 min ago

When our daughter turned 13, as part of her birthday celebration we drove 13 seventh-grade girls to the mall. As one of the drivers, I can attest that a vanload of young adolescent girls generates plenty of chatter...and plenty of drama.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 32 min ago

The Blues piled up three first period goals as they knocked off the Panthers, 5-3 at the BB&T Center. David Backes, Jaden Schwartz, and Robby Fabbri all scored in the final eight minutes of the first period to put St. Louis up for good. Brian Elliott had 29 saves in the win. Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and assist for the Panthers, who have lost three of four. Roberto Luongo gave up three goals on 13 shots before getting pulled.