Local High School Sports-Monday, September 30

Volleyball...
The 58th Annual Hermann Tournament got underway with action from Pool A. Borgia finished undefeated at 6-0. Pacific was second at 4-2, followed by Washington at 2-4 and Montgomery County at 0-6. Borgia and Pacific advance to the semifinals Thursday with Washington playing in the consolation game. Montgomery is eliminated.
Elsewhere...
Sullivan beat Bourbon in straight sets
Dixon defeated St. James in two

Softball...
Salem outscored St. Clair 18-10
Sullivan 6 De Soto 2. It is only the second time De Soto has lost this season
Wright City 8 Hermann 5
St. James 16 Bourbon 0
Linn Shut out New Haven 3-0
Owensville beat Cuba 6-4
Borgia topped Bishop DuBourg 14-9 to secure second place in the AAA Conference. Michaela Morhaus, Katelyn Gratza and Taylor Nadler all homered for Borgia.

Soccer...
Pacific shut out Sullivan 10-0
Hillsboro downed Union 3-1

Girls Golf...
Borgia took second in the AAA Conference Championships at the St. Peters Golf Club. Katie Eime medalled with an 84.

St. Clair Football Coach Cody McDowell and his wife are celebrating a new arrival. Hudson Ray McDowell weighed in at seven pounds-12 ounces and measured twenty and a half inches. Everyone is doing great!

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 13 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 days 2 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas