Local High School Sports-Wednesday, April 9

Baseball...
Pacific beat Borgia 14-8 at Borgia High School. The Indians banged out 12 hits including home runs from James Howie and Ryan Howell and two doubles from Hank Vandaveer. Tyler Straatmann, Noah Brocato and Lane Smith chipped in with two hits apiece. Justin Baylard went deep for the Knights. Austin Muich was the winning pitcher in relief and Evan Ayers suffered the loss. Pacific improves to 4-2 while the Knights drop to 6-3.
Elsewhere...
Fort Zumwalt East 7 Washington 2 at Ronsick Field
Warrenton 4 Orchard Farm 3 on a walk off hit by Hunter Russel.
Union 7 North County 6. Nick Eads with a walk off single to win it.

Golf...
At Birch Creek. Sullivan 163, Pacific 181, St. James 202. Cullen VanLeer of Pacific was the medalist with a 37
At The Bluffs. Borgia 162, Duchesne 182 Lutheran-St. Charles 175. Clayton Voss of Borgia earned the medal with a 35 for his round

Girls Soccer...
Windsor Tournament...
Washington 2 Windsor 0. Brianna Pagan and Halee Nurnberger scored for the Jays.
Union 4 Pacific 1. Bethany Coons, Karlie Peth and Natalie Helling all scored for the Wildcats.
Elsewhere...
Sullivan 10 North County 3. Aley Lucas led the way with three goals and Skylar Evans added two.

Boys Volleyball...
Duchesne defeated Borgia in straight sets 25-19 25-16

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 14 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 days 3 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas