Local High School Sports-Tuesday, April 15

Baseball...
Borgia knocked off Washington 4-2 at Borgia High School. Spencer Juergens pitched five and a third innings for the win and Tyler Murray pitched the final inning and two-thirds for the save. Jacob Wunderlich doubled in a big insurance run in the sixth as the Knights improved to 9-3. Camron Shipley suffered the tough luck loss going the distance giving up two runs on four hits. Sam Katzung and Seth Bollmann had two hits apiece for the Jays, now 5-3 on the year.

Elsewhere...

Cuba 7 St. Clair 1

Linn 8 Hermann 2. Ben Held and Craig Winkelmann both finished with a hit and a run batted in. Held suffered the loss.

Pacific shut out Owensville 14-0. James Howie had two hits with two batted in. Ryan Howell posted three doubles with two rbi. Noah Brocato pitched four innings for the win.

Soccer...
Washington posted a 3-0 win over Fort Zumwalt East. Martha Noelker, Halee Nurnberger and Cassidy Nurnberger all scored for Washington, now 9-2 on the season.

Union blasted Owensville 10-0. Bethany Coons scored five goals, Taylor Gaebe, Bri Clark, Karlie Peth, Marissa Groves and Kalyn Bigley all scored one goal apiece.

Golf...
Borgia defeated Kennedy 209-to-250 at the Franklin County Country Club. Clayton Voss medalled with a 35.

Owensville beat St. James 181-209. Colin Hayes was the medalist with a 40 for his round.

Boys Volleyball...
O'Fallon Christian beat Borgia in straight sets 25-16 25-22

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 21 hours ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.