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

5 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 3 min ago

Class 3 Sectional
Borgia defeated Duchesne 25-16 25-17
Class 3 Quarterfinal
Villa Duchesne beat Borgia 25-18 25-23

Class 1 Sectional
New Haven defeated Liberal 25-15-25-17
Class 1 Quarterfinal
New Haven defeated Green Ridge 25-19 25-21