Local High School Sports-Thursday, April 10

Baseball...
The Union Wildcats travelled to Hermann to play the Bearcats in a Four Rivers Conference match-up and returned home with a 5-4 eight inning victory. The Wildcats banged out eight hits and committed five errors with seven runners left on while Hermann finished with seven hits, four errors and 11 left on. Trey Fink was the winning pitcher and Andrew Budnik suffered the loss. Both teams are 3-5 overall, Union moves to 2-1 in the conference while Hermann drops to 0-2.

Elsewhere...

Washington 5 Fort Zumwalt East 0. Aaron Meyer pitched a complete game with five strike outs and no walks.

St. James 11 St. Clair 4. Nathan Straight finished the game with six runs batted in.

Sullivan 12 Owensville 2

Pacific outscored New Haven 20-10. Hank Vandaveer had three hits with three rbi. Noah Brocato doubled twice with four batted in.

Golf...
Warrenton Tournament-Warrenton took first with a 161, followed by St. Charles West with a 175 and St. Charles with a 185. Ethan Luecke of Warrenton was the medalist with a 37 for his round.

Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 148-176. Brad Carpenter of Washington shot the low score for the day, a 29 on Senior Night.

Three team event in Sullivan. The host Eagles took first with a 166, followed by Owensville with a 184 and Pacific at 192. Co-Medalists were Logan Moritz and Zane West-Derby of Owensville.

Girls Soccer...
Windsor Tournament-Championship Game
Washington beat Union 5-4 in double overtime. Arika Elliot scored the game winner.
Pacific took third place with an 8-1 win over Windsor.

Other action...
Borgia 7 DuBourg 1
St. Clair 9 St. James 0
St. Charles West 3 Warrenton 0

Boys Volleyball...
Seckman defeated Borgia in three sets 25-15 21-25 25-13

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
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Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 33 min ago

Jorge Soler launched two home runs in just his third Major League game as the Cubs beat the Cardinals 7-2 at Busch Stadium. Soler went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs while Javier Baez added two RBI. Luis Valbuena and Arismendy Alcantara each hit a solo shot for the Cubs to end a short two game skid. Neil Ramirez earned the win in relief.