Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Thursday, August 29

Softball...
In the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game, the Union Wildcats played good defense behind a solid pitching performance from Sheena Carroll in a season opening 5-0 win over St. Francis Borgia. Union scored two runs in the fourth and added three in the sixth with Kayla Kelly hitting a two run homer. Borgia's Cali Witte pitched well in defeat.
Elsewhere...
Warrenton 13 Clopton 0
Wellsville 11 New Haven 1
Jefferson City 7 Sullivan 1
St. James 4 Crocker 2
Linn 18 Owensville 3

Soccer...
Fulton 4 Warrenton 3

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 1 hour 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 1 day 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

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 15 sec ago

Soccer...
East Central wrapped up the regular season with a 4-1 win over the Central Methodist JV. The Falcons improve to 9-7-1 and will now prepare for the NJCAA Region 16 Playoffs. ECC is the #5 seed and will play Saturday at Crowder College in Neosho.