Local High School Sports-Monday, March 31

Baseball...
Sullivan won their home opener 4-3 over the Potosi Trojans. The winning run was walked in.

St. James posted a 4-2 Four Rivers Conference win over the New Haven Shamrocks. Zach Dean was the winning pitcher as the Tigers moved to 2-3 on the season. The Shamrocks droped to 2-5

Hermann defeated Van Far 16-3. Ben Held had two doubles with five batted in. Kody Thompson finished the game with two hits and four rbi. Andrew Budnik was the winning pitcher.

Warrenton knocked off Wright City 10-9.

Golf...
Washington tied for fourth in the St. Charles Tournament at Bogey Hills Country Club. Brad Carpenter tied for second place. He carded a two over 72 and lost in a playoff.

Borgia defeated Trinity 204-215 at Eagle Springs Golf Club

Girls Soccer...
Union shutout Warrenton 3-0. Kalyn Bigley, Bethany Coons and Taylor Gaebe all scored for Union as the Wildcats improved to 4-0

Sullivan moved to 5-2 on the season with a 3-1 win over Pacific. Emma Randolph, Skylar Evans and Aley Lucas all found the back of the net for Sullivan.

St. Clair posted a 3-0 win over North County with Heather Pendegraft notching the hat-trick.

JV Girls Soccer...
St. Clair 1 North County 0

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 22 sec ago

The Cardinals are off today before opening a three-game series tomorrow night against the Reds in Cincinnati. John Lackey is slated to oppose the Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, with first pitch at Great American Ball Park at 6:10 p.m. The Cards will also play three at Milwaukee on this swing.