Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Monday, April 22

The Pacific Indians erased a four run deficit to come back and beat the Union Wildcats 9-6 at East Central College. Union jumped out to the lead with four in the first inning chasing Indian starter Zeth Boyer after just two thirds of an inning. Pacific chipped away scoring two in the second, tied it in the fourth and took the lead with two runs in the fifth. Union came back to tie it in the home half of the fifth inning but then the Indians rallied with three in the seventh to improve to 7-4 overall and 4-1 in conference. Union drops to 3-6 and 2-2. Ryan Howell was the winning pitcher. He also had four hits with two runs scored and two batted in. Ashton Dehn went the distance for Union and took the loss.

Elsewhere...
Sullivan pounded St. Clair 11-0
St. James beat Owensville 16-0
Warrenton edged out University City 7-6

Golf...
Sullivan took first in the Four Rivers Conference Tournament at Birch Creek. The Eagles finished with a team score of 314. St. Clair was second with a 358 and Pacific took third with a 361. Ryan Juergens of Sullivan was the top individual golfer. He finished regulation with a 75, tied with teammate Gavin Yociss and then won the title in the second hole of a play-off

Soccer...
CYC Tournament at Soccer Park in Fenton...
Oakville shut out Washington 2-0
Lindbergh downed Union 3-0.

St. Dominic/Francis Howell Shootout...
Francis Howell North shut out Borgia 5-0

Away from the tournaments...

St. Clair beat Festus 3-2
Sullivan downed Warrenton 3-1
Pacific defeated St. Vincent's 3-1
Francis Howell North blanked Borgia 5-0.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 hours ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

Softball...
Borgia at Union in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Game time is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington at Summit
Warrenton at St. Charles West
New Haven at Bourbon

Volleyball...
St. Clair at Hermann
Union at St. James
Sullivan at New Haven
Owensville at Pacific
Borgia at Notre Dame
Washington hosts Eureka