Local High School Sports-Thursday, April 4

In the KLPW broadcast game, the Union Wildcats shut out Hermann 5-0. Ashton Dehn pitched a complete game with 12 strike outs and one walk. Devon Fennessey had two hits and two runs scored as the Wildcats improved to 3-1 over-all and 2-0 in league play. Hermann drops to 1-6 and 0-2. Freshman Conner Lane had three hits for the Bearcats. Grant Ruediger suffered the loss.

Elsewhere...

Pacific beat New Haven 13-6

St. Clair downed St. James 12-4. Jake Oermann pitched a complete game for the win.

Sullivan shut out Owensville 11-0. The Eagles are now 6-2 on the season.

Borgia hit six home runs in a 17-4 win over Fatima. Tony Helfrich, Matt Jones and Noah Borgerding all homered. Justin Horace hit a grand slam and Nathaniel Hillermann hit two homers including a grand slam. Spencer Juergens was the winning pitcher. The Knights improve to 6-0.

Girls Soccer...
Union beat Washington 3-1 in the championship game of the Windsor Tournament. Bethany Coons scored two goals and Natalie Helling added a single. Coons was named the MVP. The Cats are now 6-0.

Farmington beat Pacific 8-3 in the consolation game. Pacific's Morgan Webb made the All Tournament Team

Elsewhere...

St. Clair downed St. James 1-0

DuBourg shut out Borgia 2-0

Track and Field...
St. Clair boys and girls took first in the Sullivan Meet. Jake Yerkey broke his discus record from a year ago with a distance of 155-feet-four-inches last night.

Volleyball...
Seckman defeated Borgia in straight sets 25-21 25-16

Golf...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South

Sullivan beat Owensville 134-167.

St. James took second in the Salem Tournament.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 hours 10 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 hour ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 7 min ago

Boys...
The 53rd Annual Union Tournament tips off with two games this evening...
Rock Bridge goes up against Northwest at 5:30
Lutheran South will play Hillsboro at 7:00

Hermann Tournament-First Round...
Middle School Gym...
Owensville vs. Hermann 6:00
St. James vs. Montgomery County 7:30