Local High School Sports-Thursday, August 28

Soccer...
Sullivan 3 St. James 2 in overtime
Union 3 De Soto 1
St. Mary's 4 Borgia 0
North County 2 Pacific 1

Softball...
Warrenton 5 Orchard Farm 0. Kaylee Anderson pitched a no hitter
Washington/Fort Zumwalt North-Postponed
St. Clair 3 Borgia 2
Sullivan/Lutheran-St. Charles in the Westminster Tournament-Postponed

Volleyball...
Washington defeated Fort Zumwalt South 25-10 25-15
New Haven topped Belle 25-10 25-7
Union over Battle 25-17 25-11
Pacific beat Seckman 25-17 20-25 30-28
Borgia over Notre Dame 25-18 25-8
Potosi defeated St. Clair 25-20 25-15
St. Charles West beat Warrenton in three sets
Owensville topped Linn in two

Girls Golf...
Borgia won a trimatch at the Franklin County Country Club with a 280. Lutheran was second with a 284 and Washington third with a 292.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 16 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 5 days 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

FRANKLIN COUNTY NEEDS A POOL - 01/14/2015 - 11:40am
THE CLICK CLACK EFFECT - 12/31/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 31 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.