Local High School Sports-Tuesday, May 6

Baseball...
Holt 6 Washington 3. The Jays took the lead with three runs in the third inning, but Holt came back with three in the fourth, then took a 5-3 lead in the fifth on a two run homer by Austin Bennett and added an insurance run in the sixth. Washington loaded the bases in the seventh, but failed to score and the game ended when Matt McGilvray was called out at home trying to score on a wild pitch. Matt Miller suffered the loss and Evan Daly was the winner. Washington drops to 11-10 overall and ends conference at 3-5 while Holt improves to 15-8 and 4-4.
Elsewhere...
Borgia 9 DuBourg 0 at Affton
St. Clair 8 Herculaneum 1. Kody Halmich posted his first career high school victory.
Belle 9 New Haven 2.
Union 10 Montgomery County 3
Newburg 3 Owensville 0
Rolla 9 St. James 4

Girls Soccer...
Sullivan 10 St. James 0. The Eagles improve to 13-8 on the season.
Pacific 4 St. Clair 0. Cheyenne Jennings scored twice and Kate Cookson and Amber Zurliene added one apiece.
Washington 3 Holt 1. Cassidy Nurnberger, Martha Noelker and Brianna Pagan all scored and Halee Nurnberger finished with two assists.

District Golf...
Washington hosted Class 4 District 4 a Wolf Hollow...
Timberland took first place with a 318. Washington was second with a 320. Both advance to the sectional. Brad Carpenter was the individual championship with a four under par 67. Carpenter will be joined at the sectional by teammates Matt Hoemann, Hunter Mahon, Eric Hasenjaeger and Sebastian Hommes

Warrenton hosted Class 3 District 3 at Innsbrook Resort. 10 teams were in the competition. Warrenton took fourth with a 345. MICDS was first with a 321. Three Warrenton golfers qualified for the sectional....
Ethan Luecke, Chase Nelson and Curtis Bauer.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 9 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 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 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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