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

3 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

The Kansas City Chiefs rested all of their regulars and still finished the preseason unbeaten. Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 on Thursday night. Kansas City (4-0) was perfect for the first time since 1969, the season the franchise won its lone Super Bowl title. Isaiah Pead rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (0-4).