Local High School Sports-Tuesday, October 29

Volleyball Districts....
Class 3 District 8 at Union...
Borgia dominated Sullivan and Owensville in the semifinal and championship games earning a trip to the state playoffs Saturday. Borgia beat Sullivan 25-12 25-12 and Owensville 25-7 25-15 to win its 16th consecutive district title. Borgia will host the sectionals Saturday. Games are scheduled for 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00.
Duchesne vs. St. Dominic at 1:00
Borgia will play at 2:30 against the winner of District 5.
The two winners will meet at 4:00

Class 2 District 8 at Cuba...
Hermann won the championship with a straight set win over Dixon 25-14 25-22

Class 4 District 3 at Northwest...
Washington beat Pacific 25-23 26-24 in the opening round.
Lafayette defeated Washington in the semifinal 25-7 25-15

Class 1 District 5 at Crystal City...
New Haven will go up against Valle Catholic in the semifinal at 6:15 with the winner advancing to the championship at 7:30.

Soccer...
Borgia defeated Kennedy 4-1 behind three goals from Zack Schweissguth.
Union posted a 2-1 win over Warrenton
St. Clair knocked off De Soto 1-0
Timberland shutout Washington 6-0

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 12 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 10 hours ago

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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

13 hours 5 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.