Local High School Sports Scoreboard-Tuesday, May 14

Baseball...
The Francis Howell Vikings erupted for eight runs in the fifth inning to end the game early in a decisive 16-6 win over the Washington Blue Jays in the Class 5 District semifinal. Austin Southmayd was the winning pitcher and Justin Schuler suffered the loss. Washington DH Sam Katsung had three hits with a run scored and Peter Coulter finished with two hits and two runs. Washington ends the season with a 15-11 record while the top ranked Vikings advance to the district championship game with a 28-5 mark. Eli Dilday had three hits including a three run homer and a triple. Josh Gwaltney finished the game with three hits and a run scored.

Soccer...
The Washington Blue Jays ended with the season with a hard fought loss to Fort Zumwalt West. The two teams ended regulation tied at one. They went to penalty kicks where the Jaguars finished on top 4-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

7 hours 2 min 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

2 weeks 6 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

6 hours 31 min ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.