Local High School Sports-Thursday, September 4

Softball...
Union scored two runs in the seventh inning to beat Washington 3-2. Shelby Miller scored the winning run on a fielding error. Sheena Carroll went the distance to get the win. Katie Irwin suffered the loss. Union improves to 3-3 while Washington drops to 5-2.
Elsewhere...
Borgia beat St. Clair 9-2. Taylor Nadler had three hits and three runs batted in. Madelyn Tuepker finished with two hits and two batted in.
Cuba downed New Haven 15-3
Holt 10 Sullivan 3
Hermann 33 Bourbon 1. The game was called after three innings
St. James 15 Vienna 0 in five innings

Volleyball...
Warrenton defeated Orchard Farm in two games
Washington needed three sets to defeat Zumwalt East 23-25 25-17 26-24
St. Clair over Potosi in three
Union beat Battle High School 25-11 25-17
Owensville topped Linn 25-19 25-15
Pacific downed Salem 25-13 25-18
Jefferson City defeated Hermann 25-16 22-25 25-13

Soccer...
Fort Zumwalt North Tournament...
St. Charles shut out Warrenton 3-0
Northwest Tournament...
Northwest 5 Washington 0
Elsewhere...
Borgia 5 Fatima 0
St. Clair shut out Montgomery County 3-0. Justin Spanos scored two goals for the Bulldogs.

Girls Golf...
Westminster Christian Academy defeated Borgia 171-219 in a match at the Franklin County Country Club.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 21 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 2 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

20 hours 38 min ago

Girls Basketball...
Inaugural Washington Girls Tournament...
Consolation Semifinals...
Union vs. Pacific at 4:00
Liberty vs. Lutheran South at 5:30
Championship Semifinals...
Warrenton vs. Holt at 7:00
Washington vs. St. Clair at 8:30. Broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.