Local High School Sports-Thursday, May 8

Baseball...
Sullivan/Salem-Rain out

Timberland 10 Pacific 4. The Indians were led at the plate by Ryan Howell who finished with two hits and two batted in and Jamie Howie with a home run.
O'Fallon Christian 8 Union 6. For Union, Curtis Bergner had two doubles with a run batted in. Avery Griffin and Blake Pickard finished with two rbi's each. Union used five pitchers with Ethan Hughes taking the loss.

Cuba beat Owensville 8-1

Girls Soccer...
Union 7 St. James 1

St. Clair 10 Belle 0

Pacific/Sullivan-Postponed due to lightening

Fort Zumwalt South 2 Washington 1

Rosati-Kain 2 Borgia 1. Rosati-Kain scored the game winner with four seconds left in overtime.

Track and Field...
The Washington girls captured the GAC Championship during conference meet at Jim Scanlan Stadium.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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