Local High School Sports-Thursday, May 1

Baseball...
St. Francis Borgia clinched the AAA Conference title Thursday with a 6-1 win over St. Dominic. Spencer Juergens pitched a complete game three hitter with five strike outs and one walk. Borgia scored three runs in the first and added three more in the fifth. The Knights improve to 15-4 overall and 7-0 in league action.

Elsewhere...
It was a marathon between Washington and Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field last night. The game, which had a 6:30 start time, went 14 innings and experienced a lengthy delay when the lights went out. Once the lights came back on, the Bulldogs scored the winning run and pulled it out 3-2 with the game ending around 11:00.

Sullivan took control of the Four Rivers Conference with a 5-0 win over the Pacific Indians. Austin Farris had a double, a walk, a stolen base and two runs batted in. Jake Lochner pitched a complete game two hitter with eight strike outs and two walks. Lochner has pitched 21 straight scoreless innings. Sullivan improves to 14-5 overall and 5-0 in the Four Rivers Conference.

Union 6 St. Clair 1

Hermann 9 St. James 6

Girls Soccer...
CYC Tournament-Seventh Place game
Union 3 Washington 2. Bri Clark and Bethany Coons scored for the Wildcats while Salena Pottebaum and Brianna Pagan found the back of the net for Washington.

St. Dominic Shootout...
Villa Duchesne 2 Borgia 1

Elsewhere...
St. Charles West 3 Warrenton 0

Pacific 6 Hillsboro 2

Boys Volleyball...
Summit defeated Borgia 23-25 25-14 25-20

Golf...
Borgia 257 Bishop DuBourg 315. Alex Rennick was the medalist with a 38

Track...
Dave Purviance Relays at St. Clair High School...
The St. Clair boys and girls took first place.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day 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

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SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 2 sec ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.