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 15 hours 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 4 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 19 min ago

Boys Basketball...
Union Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Rock Bridge 80 Lutheran South 59
Borgia 46 Washington 43 in overtime. Walt Eckelkamp drained a 25-foot jump shot as time expired for the win. Eckelkamp finished the game with 13. Mike Morgan scored 20 for the Jays. Borgia improves to 12-4 while Washington dips to 9-8.

Elsewhere...
Orchard Farm 76 Warrenton 58