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

1 day 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 hours ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 32 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.