Sports Coverage



MSHSAA Track and Field State Championships
5/28/2022
Class 3 Girls
Elizabeth Sinnot-Borgia-9th in the Javelin. 

Class 4 Girls
Abigail Peterson-Sullivan-3rd in the High Jump. 
Alexis Lay-Pacific-14th in the Long Jump. 
Molly Prichard-Pacific-10th in the Shot Put. 

Class 3 Boys
Connor Sikes-St. Clair-12th in the Pole Vault. 
Caleb Muschany-St. Clair-13th in the Pole Vault. 
Austin Dunn-St. Clair-10th in the Triple Jump. 

Class 4 Boys 
3200 Relay-Union-3rd Place. Washington-11th. 
Travis Bieg-Washington-10th in the Pole Vault. 
Kolby Meine-Warrenton-15th in the Triple Jump.



Helm, Avalanche rally in third, win Game 6 to eliminate Blues
5/28/2022
Darren Helm scored with 5.6 seconds remaining in the third period, and the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the St. Louis Blues with a 3-2 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Second Round at Enterprise Center on Friday. Helm won it on a slap shot from the left circle for his first goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Avalanche won the best-of-7 series 4-2 and advanced to the conference final for the first time since 2002. They will face the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 on Tuesday. J.T. Compher scored twice, and Darcy Kuemper made 18 saves for Colorado, the No. 1 seed from the Central Division. The Avalanche had been eliminated from the playoffs in the second round the past three seasons. Ville Husso made 36 saves, and Justin Faulk and Jordan Kyrou scored for St. Louis, the No. 3 seed from the Central.



Cardinals 4 Brewers 2
5/28/2022
Paul Goldschmidt’s home run, combined with some stellar relief pitching from Drew VerHagen, Genesis Cabrera, Kodi Whitley and Ryan Helsley, helped the Cardinals to end their two-game losing streak and defeat the Brewers, 4-2, at Busch Stadium Friday night.



Cardinals Place Hicks On Injured List
5/27/2022
The St. Louis Cardinals will be without one of their starting pitchers for the near-future. The team placed Jordan Hicks on the 15-day injured list yesterday. Hicks is dealing with a strained right forearm flexor. He's made seven starts in his first season as a starting pitcher, going 1-and-4 with a 5.02 ERA. The team also activated catcher Yadier Molina from the bereavement list. The Cardinals also promoted pitchers Jake Walsh and Kodi Whitley to the big leagues, and sent down catcher Ivan Herrera and pitcher Junior Fernandez.



Kick Off Times For Mizzou's Second And Third Games Revealed
5/27/2022
Kick off times for the Missouri football team's second and third games of the 2022 season are set. The Tigers' first road trip at Kansas State on September 10th will start at 11 a.m. Mizzou hosts the Abilene Christian the following week on September 17th also at 11 a.m. Missouri's season begins at home against Louisiana Tech on Thursday, September 1st at 7 p.m.



Cardinals Lose To Brewers
5/27/2022
The St. Louis Cardinals stranded their game-tying run at second in the final inning of a 4-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright gave up an RBI single to Christian Yelich in the top of the second inning which put Milwaukee up for good. Wainwright was charged with the loss after allowing three earned runs and one unearned run in five innings of work. Paul Goldschmidt hit his eighth home run of the season in the losing effort, and Tommy Edman had three hits. The 24-and-20 Cardinals send Dakota Hudson to the mound against the Brewers tonight.



MSHSAA Track and Field State Championships
5/27/2022
The MSHSAA Track and Field State Championships for Classes 3, 4 and 5 is scheduled Friday and Saturday at Jefferson City High School.



Blues Try To Stay Alive In Game Six
5/27/2022
The St. Louis Blues will try to stave off playoff elimination once again when they take on the Colorado Avalanche in game six of the second round at Enterprise Center. The Blues pulled out a thrilling 5-4 victory in overtime against Colorado in game five on Wednesday. The win kept the Blues alive, but they still trail in the best-of-seven series three games to two. Tonight's must-win contest starts at 7 PM.



Bozak Beats Avs To Keep Blues Alive
5/26/2022
The Blues are living to fight another day.  St. Louis avoided elimination after a 5-4 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game Five. Tyler Bozak scored a goal less than four minutes into overtime as St. Louis beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 in game five of the second round. Robert Thomas scored with less than a minute left in regulation to tie the game at four and keep the Blues' season going. Thomas had two goals in the win, while Vladimir Tarasenko and Jordan Kyrou also lit the lamp. The Blues still trail in the series three games to two. Game six will take place in St. Louis on Friday.



Cardinals Host Brewers
5/26/2022
The St. Louis Cardinals begin a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium tonight. The Cardinals are currently in second place in the NL Central with a 24-and-19 record. They're three-and-a-half games back of the Brewers, who are 28-and-16. Adam Wainwright takes the mound for St. Louis tonight. First pitch is set for 6:45 PM.



Berube Condemns Racist Comments Towards Kadri
5/26/2022
Craig Berube is pleading with certain St. Louis Blues fans to end their racist comments and threats towards Nazem Kadri. Berube told reporters yesterday that the comments that the Avalanche center has faced are "in no way acceptable." Kadri is Muslim and of Lebanese descent, and he's been receiving the comments and threats after colliding with St. Louis goaltender Jordan Binnington in game three of the second round. Binnington was injured in the collision and is out for the remainder of the series.



Cardinals Get Blown Out By Toronto
5/25/2022
The St. Louis Cardinals couldn't slow the Blue Jays potent hitters in an 8-1 loss at Busch Stadium. Toronto was already up 8-0 by the time St. Louis scored its first run in the bottom of the seventh. Jordan Hicks picked up the loss on the mound, while Brendan Donovan drove in the Cardinals' only run. St. Louis falls to 24-and-19. The Cardinals are off today before starting a series with the Milwaukee Brewers tomorrow. 
 
The Cardinals may be ending their experiment to turn Jordan Hicks into a starting pitcher. Hicks dropped to 1-and-4 last night after giving up four runs in three innings. After the game, manager Oli Marmol told reporters that the team is going to evaluate whether or not they want to keep Hicks in the rotation, or move him back to the bullpen. Hicks as a 5.02 ERA in seven starts this season. As a reliever, he has a career 3.52 ERA.



Blues Face Avalanche In Must-Win Game Five
5/25/2022
The St. Louis Blues will try to stave off elimination on the road tonight. The team takes on the Colorado Avalanche in game five of the second round of the NHL playoffs at Ball Arena. The Blues lost to the Avalanche 6-3 in game four on Monday to fall behind in the best-of-seven series three games to one. Tonight's game will begin at 7 PM.



Class 4 District 4 All District Baseball
5/24/2022
Cuba Cylas Cape CF/P 12 Salem Garrett Connell IF/P 12 Salem Kaiden DuBois IF/P 10 Sullivan Gavin Schmidt 3rd base 11 Sullivan Drake Gawer P 9 Sullivan Tyler Hopen 1st base 12 St. Clair Anthony Broeker SS 11 St. Clair Joseph Rego P 12 St. James Brendan Pearson SS 11 Owensville Logan Evans 1st base 12 Owensville Gavin Loague LF 12 Owensville Derek Brandt CF/P 12 Owensville Dominic Grigaitis C 12



Borgia Athletes Advance to State Track and Field
5/24/2022
Borgia Athletes Advances to State Track and Field.

Elizabeth Sinnott will compete Friday at 10:00am in the Javelin 'Finals. She 's in the final 16. 

Koen Zeltman will compete Friday at 10:30 in the 110 Hurdles Preliminaries with the Finals on Saturday. 
 
Koen Zeltman will also compete on Friday afternoon at 3:00 in the 300 meter hurdles with the finals on Saturday.



Goldschmidt Launches Cardinals Past Blue Jays
5/24/2022
Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the tenth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 at Busch Stadium. St. Louis scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game and force extras. Juan Yepez also went deep for the Cardinals, and Nolan Arenado had three hits in the victory. Genesis Cabrera earned his second win in relief. St. Louis is now 24-and-18, and the club sends Jordan Hicks to the mound against Toronto tonight. 
 
The St. Louis Cardinals will be without some key pieces for the foreseeable future. The team placed starting pitcher Steven Matz and outfielder Dylan Carlson on the injured list yesterday, and catcher Yadier Molina will also miss time after he was placed on the bereavement list to be with his son, who is about to have arm surgery. The team also optioned right-handed pitcher Angel Rondon. In corresponding moves, catcher Ivan Herrera, outfielder Lars Nootbaar, and pitchers Junior Fernandez and Matthew Liberatore were recalled from Triple-A Memphis.



Second Collapse Doom Blues In Game Four
5/24/2022
The St. Louis Blues are losing control in their second round series with the Colorado Avalanche. The Blues gave up four goals in the second period during a 6-3 loss to Colorado in game four at Enterprise Center. David Perron put St. Louis on the board in the first period, and the team headed to the locker room with a 1-0 lead. After four straight Colorado goals, Perron scored again, and Pavel Buchnevich followed that up with a goal before the end of the period, but St. Louis couldn't control the zone in the third period. The Blues are down three games to one in the best-of-seven series, and they must win their next three contests to move on to keep their season alive. Game five is tomorrow night in Denver.



HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL-TUESDAY, MAY 24TH
5/24/2022
MSHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS-SECTIONALS CLASS 3-TOLTON AT HERMANN. CLASS 4-AFFTON AT OWENSVILLE.



HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL-TUESDAY, MAY 24TH
5/24/2022
MSHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS-SECTIONALS 
 
CLASS 3-TOLTON 3 HERMANN 0.  PARKER ANDERSON KEPT HERMANN IN THE GAME WITH 7 SOLID INNINGS ON THE HILL.  ANDERSON POSTED 7 STRIKEOUTS AND NO WALKS, BUT THE BEARCATS WERE HELD SCORELESS ON 6 HITS.   JJ MUNDWILLER WAS 2 FOR 3.  HERMANN ENDS THE SEASON 13-11. 

CLASS 4-AFFTON 9 OWENSVILLE 1.  THE COUGARS ADVANCE TO THE QUARTERFINAL WITH A 9-10 RECORD.



Cardinals Blow Out Pirates
5/23/2022
The St. Louis Cardinals rattled off 20 hits in an 18-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Cardinals scored six runs in the second, four in the fourth, and another five in the ninth. Albert Pujols came off the bench to hit two home runs and drive in four runs, while Harrison Bader also went deep. Three different Cardinals players finished with three hits, and Angel Rondon picked up his first win after tossing five scoreless innings following Steven Matz' early departure in the first inning. Yadier Molina also pitched for St. Louis, giving up four runs in an inning of relief. The 23-and-18 Cardinals send Miles Mikolas to the mound against the Blue Jays at Busch Stadium tonight. 

The St. Louis Cardinals may be without a pair of key players after they suffered injuries in this weekend's series against the Pirates. Starting pitcher Steven Matz and outfielder Dylan Carlson are both waiting for MRI results. Matz threw just four pitches in yesterday's win before exiting with stiffness in his left shoulder. Carlson is dealing with a tight left hamstring that he hurt on Saturday. Carlson is hitting .247 with two home runs and 11 RBI this season, while Matz is 3-3 with a 6.03 ERA in nine starts.



TRACK AND FIELD STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
5/23/2022
TRACK AND FIELD STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS AT JEFFERSON CITY HIGH SCHOOL-

CLASS 2 GIRLS-NEW HAVEN 

AUBRI MEYER-8TH IN THE SHOT PUT WITH A DISTANCE OF 34-04.75. 

KATHERINE HOLTMEYER-5TH IN THE JAVELIN WITH A DISTANCE OF 111-03.



AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
5/23/2022
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL-WASHINGTON FRESHMAN TOURNAMENT-SUNDAY. 

KIRKWOOD 11 WASHINGTON 2 

WASHINGTON 18 WENTZVILLE 2



Blues Host Avalanche In Game Four
5/23/2022
The St. Louis Blues will try to even their playoff series with the Colorado Avalanche at Enterprise Center tonight. St. Louis is down in the best-of-seven series 2-1 after a 5-2 loss in game three on Saturday. Blues goalie Jordan Binnington left that game after Colorado forward Nazem Kadri ran into him early in the first period. The Blues announced yesterday that Binnington will not return for this series, so they recalled Charlie Lindgren from Springfield to back up new starter Ville Husso. Game four begins tonight at 8:30 PM.



Washington Legion-A Loses Lead Early In Defeat
5/21/2022
• Washington Legion-A watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 7-0 loss to Eureka on Friday. Eureka scored on a single by Max Iange and a groundout by Ralphy Gianino in the second inning. • The Washington Legion-A struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Eureka, giving up seven runs. • Eureka fired up the offense in the second inning, when Iange singled on a 3-1 count, scoring two runs. • One bright spot for Washington Legion-A was a single by Henry Vedder in the first inning. • Gianino was credited with the victory for Eureka. Gianino surrendered zero runs on three hits over seven innings, striking out six and walking zero. • Charles Gildehaus took the loss for Washington Legion-A. The bulldog surrendered five runs on five hits over four innings, striking out two and walking one. • Vedder, Braxton Frankenberg, and Andrew Elbert all had one hit to lead Washington Legion-A. • Ryan Rose led Eureka with two hits in three at bats. Eureka didn't commit a single error in the field. Burke Miller had the most chances in the field with six.



REGIONAL SPORTS
5/21/2022
BASEBALL

FRIDAY-CARDINALS 5 PIRATES 3-Adam Wainwright is 5-3 for the season and has won three in succession, pitching at least six innings in all three. Wainwright’s streak of scoreless innings against the Pirates is the longest since the expansion era, which began in 1961. Giovanny Gallegos struck out the final five hitters for his eighth save after suffering a loss in New York on Thursday. 

SATURDAY-CARDS/PIRATES-5:35 

SUNDAY-CARDS/PIRATES-10:35


HOCKEY-Blues vs. Colorado-7:00 Saturday.  Series tied 1-1. 



Blues Blast Avs; Tie Series 1-1
5/20/2022
The Blues are stealing home-ice advantage with a dominating win in Denver. David Perron scored twice as St. Louis blasted the Avalanche 4-1 in Game Two of their second round series in Colorado. Jordan Kyrou and Brandon Saad also lit the lamp for the Blues, who evened up the best-of-seven set at one game apiece. Gabriel Landeskog scored the lone goal early in the third period for the Avs in defeat. Game Three is Saturday in St. Louis.



Mets Walk-Off Cardinals In Extras
5/20/2022
Pete Alonso played the hero for the Mets as they walked off with a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals in 10 innings. Trailing by a run in the bottom of the 10th, Alonso hit a two-run home run to lift the Mets to the win. Colin Holderman was credited with the victory after allowing an unearned run to score in an inning of relief. Giovanny Gallegos suffered his second loss of the season after allowing two runs, one of them earned, without recording an out. Paul Goldschmidt and Juan Yepez each hit a home run for the Cards.



Blues Visit Avs Tonight In Game Two
5/19/2022
The Blues look to even their second round series with the Avalanche tonight. The teams will clash in Game Two of the best-of-seven set in Colorado. The Blues lost the series opener 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday. After tonight, the series will shift to St. Louis for Games Three and Four on Saturday and Monday, respectively.



SLU Hoops Lands Two Commitments
5/19/2022
The Billikens are adding a pair of big men. SLU has landed commitments from Temple grad transfer Jake Forrester and 7-footer Mouhamadou Cisse from Senegal.



Cards Crushed By Mets
5/19/2022
After pulling within two, the Cardinals allowed five runs in the eighth inning on their way to an 11-4 loss to the Mets in New York. Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer in the eighth to make it 6-4, before T.J. McFarland gave up five runs in the bottom of the frame. The Cards try to earn a four-game split today.



Cardinals Split Doubleheader With Mets
5/18/2022
The Cardinals earned a split of their doubleheader with the Mets in New York. After losing the opener 3-1, Tyler O'Neill drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth as the Cards clipped the Mets 4-3 in the night cap. Paul Goldschmidt had three hits and two RBI for the Redbirds, who have won three-of-four. The series continues tonight.



Blues Drop Game One To Avs In OT
5/18/2022
The Blues pushed it to overtime but still find themselves in a 1-0 series hole. St. Louis fell short against the Avalanche 3-2 in Game One of their second round series in Denver. Jordan Kyrou tied the game with just over three minutes to go in regulation for the Blues, but the Avs' Josh Manson scored the game-winner on Jordan Binnington 8:02 into OT. Binnington finished with 51 saves in the setback. Game Two is tomorrow.



Mizzou Lands QB Transfer
5/17/2022
Mizzou is bolstering the quarterback position. Former Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss, and Mississippi State QB Jack Abraham has committed to the Tigers. He announced the decision on social media yesterday.



Cardinals-Mets Postponed Due To Rain
5/17/2022
The Cardinals and Mets are set to play two today in New York after last night's game was postponed. It's unclear who will start the opener of the twin bill. Miles Mikolas was the slated starter for last night's game. The Cards enter the day at 19-and-15 on the season.



Blues Visit Avalanche Tonight In Game One
5/17/2022
The Blues and Avalanche are set to clash in Game One of their second round series tonight in Denver. Game Two will also be in Colorado on Thursday before the series shifts to St. Louis for the next two games on Saturday and Monday. The Blues beat the Wild in six games to advance.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-TUESDAY, MAY 17TH
5/17/2022
BASEBALL 
CLASS 3 DISTRICT 8 AT HERMANN-CHAMPIONSHIP-PARKER ANDERSON SCATTERED 5 HITS AND LOGGED 10 STRIKE OUTS AND 3 WALKS OVER 6 2/3 INNINGS LIFTING HERMANN TO A 3-0 WIN OVER STEELVILLE.  AT THE PLATE, RANE REHMERT WAS 1 FOR 3 WITH 1 RUN AND 1 RBI.  HERMANN IMPROVES TO 13-10.  HERMANN ADVANCES TO THE SECTIONAL MAY 24TH.

CLASS 5 DISTRICT 4 AT ZUMWALT EAST-SEMI-ST. DOMINIC 11 WARRENTON 1 IN 6 INNINGS.  CHARLIE KILCULLEN STRUCK OUT 3 WITH 1 WALK OVER 5 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  HE WAS ALSO 4 FOR 4 AT THE PLATE.  THE CRUSADERS IMPROVE TO 25-5 WHILE WARRENTON ENDS THE SEASON 14-12. 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF-STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF
CLASS 2 AT COLUMBIA COUNTRY CLUB
TRIGG LINDAHL-HERMANN-STATE CHAMPION WITH A TWO-DAY TOTAL OF 6 OVER PAR 148.   

CLASS 3 AT SEDALIA COUNTRY CLUB
RYAN BOZADA-ST. CLAIR-160-TIED FOR 27TH
WILSON MCDANIAL-ST. JAMES-166-33RD
ALEX WEBER-BORGIA-168-36TH
KALEB WHITE-SULLIVAN-174-56TH
CHARLES LOHDEN-SULLIVAN-175-57TH
AUSTIN COOPER-BORGIA-184-68TH
HARRISON JANES-ST. JAMES-187-72ND
HUNTER REDBURN-ST. JAMES-189-75TH
LOGAN WATTERS-SULLIVAN-191-79TH


CLASS 4 AT MEADOW LAKE ACRES IN NEW BLOOMFIELD
ALEX FREGALETTE-WASHINGTON-161-27TH
HAIDEN BEAN-WASHINGTON-166-43RD
GARRETT KLENKE-UNION-170-59TH
BRYCE GOULETTE-WARRENTON-176-74TH




Mizzou Softball To Host NCAA Regional
5/16/2022
The University of Missouri softball team will play host to an NCAA Regional in Columbia for the second consecutive season. After making a run to the championship game of the 2022 SEC Tournament, the Tigers were given the number-15 overall seed. Joining Mizzou in the Columbia Regional field is Illinois, Arizona and Missouri State. Mizzou will open play on Friday against in-state foe Missouri State, before Illinois and Arizona face off.



Cards Crush Giants In Rubber Match
5/16/2022
Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright are rewriting the record books. The duo set a new MLB record for wins by batterymates in the Cardinals' 15-6 rout of the Giants at Busch Stadium. They now have 203 victories together and their 311 career starts rank third all-time. Molina homered and drove in four for the Redbirds, who took two-of-three in the series. The Cards visit the Mets for four starting tonight.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-SATURDAY, MAY 14TH
5/14/2022
BASEBALL 
CLASS 4 DISTRICT 4 AT OWENSVILLE 
ST. CLAIR BEAT CUBA 8-0 BEHIND THE PITCHING OF SAM RUSZALA WHO TOSSED A 2-HITTER WITH 12 STRIKEOUTS AND 2 WALKS ON 83 PITCHES.  ANTHONY BROEKER WAS 3 FOR 4 WITH 2 DOUBLES AND 3 RBI.  CJ TAYLOR POSTED 2 HITS WITH 2 RUNS.  THE BULLDOGS IMPROVE TO 5-9.  

SALEM 10 ST. JAMES 0
 
CLASS 3 DISTRICT 8 AT HERMANN 
HERMANN 9 LINN 5.  KENNY HOENER PITCHED 3 2/3 INNINGS WITH 5 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK FOR THE WIN.  HOENER ALSO GOT IT DONE AT THE PLATE WITH 3 HITS, 2 RUNS AND 2 RBI. PARKER ANDERSON LOGGED 4 HITS WITH A HOME RUN, 3 RUNS AND 4 RBI.  THE BEARCATS ARE 12-10.   

STEELVILLE 4 BELLE 2

 
GIRLS SOCCER 
CLASS 2 DISTRICT 3 AT CLAYTON 
MICDS 8 ST. JAMES 0

ST. CLAIR 3 SULLIVAN 0.  MOORE, TIEPELMAN AND TRAVIS ALL SCORED FOR THE BULLDOGS, NOW 17-8.  SULLIVAN ENDS THE SEASON 15-9. 

CLAYTON 11 PRINCIPIA 0

WESTMINSTER 8 OWENSVILLE 0

CLASS 3 DISTRICT 4-HANNIBAL 6 WARRENTON 0



Local College Baseball
5/14/2022
East Central lost to Rich Fountain Saturday by the score of 9-0.  The Falcons end the season with a record of 21-26.

The #3 Seed East Central College Falcons (21-25) knocked off the #2 Seed Western Oklahoma College Pioneers (37-20) in the loser’s bracket of the NJCAA Baseball DII Plains District Tournament in Enid, Oklahoma by a score of 6-5. The Falcons were out hit in the game 8 to 7, but made their hits count for more runs taking the early lead on a two-run homer by Seth Shannon in the top of the 1st inning. ECC led 4-1 lead after the top of the second inning on some manufactured runs with a walk to Austin McKim, a single by Will Sisk and few errors by the Western Oklahoma Pioneers. Alfred Ulloa pitched well for the Falcons going five innings, striking out five batters and only giving up two earned runs. After giving up a solo home run in the fourth inning, the Falcons put together another run of their own as Mario Columbo drove in Luciano Terilli to make the score 5-2. In the top of the ninth, Ethan Lindemann drew a walk turning into what became the game winning run. Andy Hueste pinch ran for Lindemann and Tyson Dent doubled to right, driving in Hueste to make the score 6-2. ECC had Cristian Gonzalez pitching well through three innings, but he got into a jam in the bottom of the ninth with the score 6-4. The Pioneers scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to make the score 6-5. Shane Kearbey faced three batters in the bottom of the ninth and got the eventual save on a ground ball to end the game. ECC lives on in the double elimination tournament to face the loser of Rich Mountain and Murray State in the loser’s bracket at 1PM on Saturday, May 14 at David Allan Ball Park in Enid, OK.



Orioles Hang On To Top Cardinals
5/13/2022
The Orioles hung on for a 3-2 win in St. Louis to take two out of three from the Cards. Keegan Akin was credited with the victory after pitching two and two-thirds innings of scoreless relief. Jorge Mateo and Anthony Bemboom each slugged a solo homer for the O's. Steven Matz suffered the loss to fall to 3-and-3 on the year. Matz allowed three runs over six and two-thirds pitched. Dylan Carlson went deep for St. Louis for the second time this season. The Orioles are now 14-and-18 while the Cardinals fell to 17-and-14.



Blues Move On With Dominant Win Over Wild
5/13/2022
The St. Louis Blues are moving on to the next round of the playoffs. The team used a three-goal second period to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 in game six of the first round. Ryan O'Reilly, Tyler Bozak, and Vladimir Tarasenko all lit the lamp in the second. Nick Leddy and Colton Parayko also scored in the victory as the Blues win the series 4-2. Matt Dumba scored Minnesota's only goal in the third period. The Blues will take on the Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference Semifinals starting next week.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-FRIDAY, MAY 13TH
5/13/2022
DISTRICT BASEBALL 
CLASS 2 DISTRICT 8 AT NEW BLOOMFIELD-NEW HAVEN VS. IBERIA 10 NEW HAVEN 0 (5 INNINGS)




LOCAL COLLEGE BASEBALL
5/12/2022
THE EAST CENTRAL FALCONS ARE IN ENID, OKLAHOMA FOR THE PLAINS DISTRICT TOURNAMENT. THE FALCONS LOST TO NORTHERN OKLAHOMA 9-1 IN FIRST ROUND ACTION THURSDAY MORNING. EAST CENTRAL WILL GO UP AGAINST WESTERN OKLAHOMA IN AN ELIMINATION GAME AT 10:00 FRIDAY MORNING.



Cardinals Crush Orioles
5/12/2022
The Cardinals are putting an end to their three-game skid. Paul Goldschmidt plated a trio of runs as the Redbirds routed the Orioles 10-1 at Busch Stadium. Juan Yepez homered for the Cards, who improved to 17-and-13 on the season. The teams play the rubber match of the three-game set today. In other team news, outfielder Tyler O'Neill lost his arbitration case yesterday and will make 3.4-million dollars this season.



Strong Third Leads Blues Past Wild In Game Five
5/11/2022
The St. Louis Blues are a game away from moving on in the playoffs. They scored three goals in the third period to beat the Wild 5-2 in game five of the first round at the Xcel Energy Center. Vladimir Tarasenko scored all three third-period goals, including an empty-netter to seal the deal with under two minutes left in regulation. Brandon Saad and Ryan O'Reilly also scored for the Blues, who take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Kirill Kaprizov scored both of Minnesota's goals in the first period. The teams head back to St. Louis for game six on Thursday.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-WEDNESDAY, MAY 11TH
5/11/2022
BASEBALL 
CADEN CARROLL STRUCK OUT 4 WITH NO WALKS OVER 4 INNINGS AND BORGIA BEAT BLAIR OAKS 5-3.  REAGAN KANDLBINDER PITCHED THE LAST 3 INNINGS FOR THE SAVE.  AT THE PLATE, TANNER MCPHERSON WAS 2 FOR 3 WITH 1 RUN AND 1 RBI.  BORGIA HAD SEVEN HITS AND CARROLL AND KANDLBINDER HELD THE FALCONS TO 6 HITS.

UNION ERUPTED WITH 8 RUNS IN THE FOURTH INNING AND CLOSED OUT THE REGULAR SEASON WITH A 14-4 WIN OVER DE SOTO.   UNION BANGED OUT 16 HITS AND COMMITTED 1 ERROR.  CONNOR BORGMAN POSTED 3 HITS WITH 6 RBI AND GAVIN MABE HOMERED FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW AND FINISHED WITH 3 RBI.  MENTZ, MOTLEY, BAILEY AND ANDERSON ALL HAD 2 HITS.  ON THE MOUND MARSHALL GEBERT STRUCK OUT 5 WITH 2 WALKS OVER 3 2/3 INNINGS.  THE WILDCATS WILL HEAD INTO DISTRICT PLAY WITH AN 18-1 RECORD.  


GIRLS SOCCER 
ABBY SCHUTTE NAILED THE GAME WINNING GOAL ON A FREE KICK FROM 40 YARDS OUT IN OVERTIME LIFTING BORGIA TO A 2-1 WIN AT WASHINGTON.  AUDREY RICHARDSON SCORED IN REGULATION FOR THE KNIGHTS, NOW 4-14-2.  THE BLUE JAYS DROP TO 9-11.  ADDISON VODNANSKY SCORED IN THE LOSS.  IT MARKS THE FIRST TIME BORGIA HAS BEATEN WASHINGTON IN GIRLS SOCCER SINCE 2015. 
  
PACIFIC NOTCHED A 2-1 WIN OVER NORTHWEST IN DOUBLE OVERTIME.  MADDI LAND SCORED THE GAME WINNER AND LEXI CLARK SCORED IN REGULATION.  EMMALINE STEELE WAS STELLAR IN GOAL WITH 14 SAVES.   




Orioles Take Opener In St. Louis
5/11/2022
Kyle Bradish pitched a gem to help the Orioles to a 5-3 win over the Cardinals in St. Louis. Bradish went seven strong while allowing two runs for his first victory of the season. Cedric Mullins and Tyler Nevin each hit a home run for the O's. Packy Naughton suffered the loss after allowing three runs over three and a third of work. Harrison Bader and Brendan Donovan went deep for the Cardinals in defeat. Baltimore has now won each of its last three games and St. Louis has dropped each of its last three games.

Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong is heading to the minors.  The team demoted DeJong yesterday and promoted infielder Kramer Robertson.  Meanwhile, shortstop Edmundo Sosa began his rehab assignment yesterday.  Manager Oliver Marmol says Sosa will get "a real shot" at taking over the shortstop position.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-TUESDAY, MAY 10TH
5/10/2022
BASEBALL 
PACIFIC TOOK ADVANTAGE OF TWO WALKS AND AN ERROR IN THE FIFTH INNING, SCORED 3 RUNS AND THEN HELD ON FOR A 3-2 WIN OVER UNION.  ETHAN SIMPSON AND ETHAN BROSER DELIVERED BACK TO BACK SINGLES. JACK MEYER PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME WITH 8 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK ON 80 PITCHES.  HE HELD UNION TO THREE HITS WHICH INCLUDED TWO SOLO HOMERS BY COOPER BAILEY AND GAVIN MABE. PACIFIC IMPROVES TO 17-2 AND 7-0.  IT'S THE 17TH CONFERENCE TITLE IN PROGRAM HISTORY.  UNION DROPS TO 17-1 AND 6-1.  KADEN MOTLEY SUFFERED THE LOSS.   

PARKWAY WEST BEAT BORGIA 16-0 IN 3 INNINGS.  TYLER LANG AND MASON BENO BOTH HOMERED TWICE AND COOPER WALKOFF ALSO WENT DEEP.  LANG AND BENO COMBINED FOR 11 RBI AND LUKE WRIGHT PITCHED ALL 3 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  ETHAN ETTER SUFFERED THE LOSS.  

SAM PAULE WENT 2 FOR 3 WITH 1 RUN AND 1 RBI AND JACK SCHANTZ WAS 1 FOR 3 WITH 2 RBI LEADING WASHINGTON TO A 5-0 WIN OVER ST. CLAIR.  MORGAN COPELAND SCATTERED 5 HITS WITH 4 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK IN THE COMPLETE GAME.  THE BLUE JAYS IMPROVE TO 14-15.  THE BULLDOGS DROP TO 4-9.  CARTER SHORT POSTED 2 HITS AND ANTHONY BROEKER PITCHED 5 INNINGS IN THE SET-BACK.  

DAYTON SKAGS WENT 2 FOR 3 WITH 2 RUNS LEADING SULLIVAN TO A 6-4 WIN OVER HERMANN.  DRAKE GAWER STRUCK OUT 3 WITH 1 WALK OVER 5 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  SULLIVAN IMPROVES TO 8-10 AND 3-4.  HERMANN SLIPS TO 11-10 AND 4-3.  THE BEARCATS WERE LED BY KENNY HOENER WITH 3 HITS AND 2 RBI AND CHARLIE TYREE WITH 3 HITS AND 1 RBI.  HOENER SUFFERED THE LOSS.  

ST. JAMES BLASTED BOURBON 12-2.  AIDEN MOFFET STRUCK OUT 9 WITH 1 WALK OVER 5 2/3 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  AT THE PLATE, RILEY WILLIAMS HOMERED WITH 3 RBI  AND BRENDAN PEARSON SCORED 4 RUNS.  THE TIGERS IMPROVE TO 3-12.   

BOYS VOLLEYBALL 
BORGIA BEAT HAZELWOOD WEST IN 3.  DANIEL SMITH AND RYAN KOPMANN HAD 5 KILLS EACH.  HARRIS ROBINSON POSTED 12 ASSISTS AND 3 ACES AND BEN LAUSE FINISHED WITH 2 BLOCKS.  THE KNIGHTS ARE 6-13-2.

GIRLS SOCCER 
UNION SNAPPED A TWO-GAME SKID WITH AN 8-0 WIN OVER WARRENTON.  MIA SMITH, ADDISON WILLIFORD AND MALIYAH MINOR-2 GOALS EACH WITH SINGLE TALLIES FROM SOPHIE EAGAN AND MIKAH WILLIFORD.  UNION IMPROVES TO 14-3-1.  

ADDISON WAGNER SCORED 2 GOALS LEADING SULLIVAN TO A 6-0 WIN OVER DE SOTO.  LOHDEN, POHLMAN AND WIEGERS ADDED 1 EACH FOR THE 14-8 EAGLES.  THE DRAGONS SLIP TO 1-16.

LAQUEY 2 OWENSVILLE 1.  THE DUTCHGIRLS DROP TO 12-14. 



KLPW Student/Athlete of the Week
5/10/2022
Kennedy Travis. Junior at St. Clair High School. This year she has 31 goals and 21 assists. Last year she had 30 goals and 10 assists. Her freshman year was covid year. She broke both the goal and assist record in our game last week against Owensville. She has 4 hat tricks on the year and is currently 2nd in St. Louis area in points, 3rd in goals, 2nd in assists. She's also our team captain. Kennedy scored 3 goals leading St. Clair to an 8-0 win over De Soto. 4.0 student. Kennedy is going to major in nursing.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-MONDAY, MAY 9TH
5/9/2022
BASEBALL 
WILL MENTZ PITCHED A GEM WITH 12 STRIKOUTS AND NO WALKS IN A COMPLETE GAME LEADING UNION TO A 5-1 WIN AT OWENSVILLE.  MENTZ ALSO HAD A BASES CLEARING DOUBLE IN THE THIRD INNING.  UNION IMPROVES TO 17-0 OVERALL AND 6-0 IN CONFERENCE.  OWENSVILLE, NOW 7-8-1 AND 3-3, WAS HELD TO 4 HITS.  

BRADY HANNEKIN GAVE UP 4 RUNS ON 4 HITS WITH 6 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK LEADING BORGIA TO A 10-4 WIN OVER LUTHERAN ST. CHARLES.  REAGAN KANDLBINDER WITH 2 HITS AND 2 RUNS AND CONNOR SKORNIA ADDED 2 HITS WITH 2 RBI.  BORGIA IMPROVES TO 11-8.  

A 7 RUN 5TH INNING BLEW IT OPEN AND THE WASHINGTON BLUE JAYS POSTED A 15-3 WIN AT SULLIVAN.  GAVIN MATCHELL POSTED 2 HITS, 2 RUNS AND 2 RBI.  SETH ROEWE LOGGED A HIT WITH 4 RBI AND GRANT TRENTMANN CHIPPED IN WITH A HIT AND 3 RBI.  TRENTMANN STRUCK OUT 4 AND WALKED 6 OVER 4 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  THE BLUE JAYS ARE 13-15 AND THE EAGLES 7-10. 
  
PACIFIC 5 WINDSOR 0.  JAKE COLLIER PITCHED 6 INNINGS AND STRUCK OUT 7 WITH 1 WALK.  WESTON KULICK WAS 1 FOR 3 WITH 2 RBI.   THE INDIANS IMPROVE TO 16-2.  THE OWLS DROP TO 17-10.  

WILL HELLMAN AND MITCHELL MEYER HOMERED BACK-TO-BACK FOR NEW HAVEN IN THE FIRST INNING, BUT IT WAS ALL SILEX AFTER THAT AS THE OWLS BEAT THE SHAMROCKS 16-2.  THE LOSS DROPS NEW HAVEN TO 3-12.

ST. CHARLES WEST 10 WARRENTON 0.  JOSH NEWELL PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME 2 HITTER WITH 13 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK.  WEST IMPROVES TO 11-5 AND 6-1 IN THE GAC NORTH WHILE WARRENTON DROPS TO 13-11 AND 6-2. 

HERMANN BEAT WELLSVILLE 16-1.  TRENT LAMPKIN STRUCK OUT 5 WITH 2 WALKS OVER 4 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  AT THE PLATE, GAVIN MOORE POSTED 3 HITS WITH 3 RUNS.  GAVIN HACKMANN CHIPPED IN WITH ONE HIT AND 3 RBI AND KENNY HOENER 2 HITS 3 RUNS AND 2 RBI.  HERMANN IS 11-9. 

SOCCER 
LINDBERGH ANSWERED SOPHIA HELLING'S PK GOAL IN THE FIRST HALF WITH THREE UNANSWERED BY COTTER, THOMAS AND MERTZLUFFT IN A 3-1 FLYER VICTORY AT UNION.  THE WILDCATS HAVE DROPPED 2 STRAIGHT AND ARE NOW 13-3-1.  LINDBERGH IS 13-8. 

JILL BECK AND LUCY BRANN FOUND THE BACK OF THE NET AND NOTRE DAME SHUTOUT BORGIA 2-0.  THE KNIGHTS DROP TO 3-14-2.  

ST. CLAIR BUMPED OFF DE SOTO 8-0 WITH KENNEDY TRAVIS AND EMMA THOMPSON BOTH LOGGING HAT-TRICKS.  THE BULLDOGS ARE 16-8. 

ABBY WIEGERS SCORED 3 GOALS LEADING SULLIVAN TO AN 8-0 WIN AT DIXON.  THE EAGLES ARE 13-8. 

OWENSVILLE 7 ST. JAMES 0.  THE WIN BUMPS OWENSVILLE TO 12-13. 

DISTRICT GOLF TOURNAMENTS 
WASHINGTON AND UNION IN CLASS 4 DISTRICT 1 AT CROWNE POINT.  STATE QUALIFIERS-ALEX FREGALETTE-82-4TH PLACE AND HAIDEN BEAN OF WASHINGTON.  GARRETT KLENKE OF UNION-85-7TH PLACE.  

BORGIA IN CLASS 3 DISTRICT 2 AT THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COUNTRY CLUB.  STATE QUALIFIERS-ALEX WEBER AND AUSTIN COOPER OF BORGIA. 

ST. CLAIR, SULLIVAN AND ST. JAMES IN CLASS 3 DISTRICT 1 AT THE ST. FRANCOIS COUNTRY CLUB.  STATE QUALIFIERS-RYAN BOZADA OF ST. CLAIR-86-2ND PLACE.  KALEB WHITE, CHARLES LOHDEN AND LOGAN WATTERS OF SULLIVAN.  WILSON MCDANIEL, HARRISON JANES AND HUNTER REDBURN OF ST. JAMES. 

HERMANN AT CLASS 2 DISTRICT 2 AT NORWOODS GOLF CLUB.  STATE QUALIFIER-TRIGG LINDAHL-82-3RD PLACE. 

WARRENTON AT CLASS 4 DISTRICT 2 AT THE GOLF CLUB OF WENTZVILLE. STATE QUALIFIER-BRYCE GOULETTE.  



COLLEGE BASEBALL
5/9/2022
THE EAST CENTRAL FALCONS WON THE REGION 16 DIVISION 2 BASEBALL TOURNAMENT OVER THE WEEKEND IN TRENTON, MISSOURI. 

GAME 1-ECC 11 NORTH CENTRAL 1 IN 5 INNINGS. ALFRED ULLOA PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME WITH 7 STRIKEOUTS. AT THE PLATE, GRANT BECK POSTED 2 HITS WITH 3 RBI. 

GAME 2-FALCONS 5 NORTH CENTRAL 3. HUDSON STARK STRUCK OUT 8 OVER 6 1/3 INNINGS FOR THE WIN. SHANE KEARBEY GOT THE SAVE. SETH SHANNON HIT THE GO AHEAD 2 RUN HOMER IN THE 3RD INNING AND MARIO COLUMBO HIT A SOLO HOMER. 
 
EAST CENTRAL ADVANCES TO THE PLAINS DISTRICT TOURNAMENT SCHEDULED MAY 12TH THROUGH 16TH IN ENID, OKLAHOMA. THE FALCONS ARE THE THREE-SEED.



REGIONAL SPORTS
5/7/2022
MLB
FRIDAY-CARDINALS 3 GIANTS 2 
CARDS VS. GIANTS-SATURDAY-6:15 
CARDS VS. GIANTS-SUNDAY-3:05 

NHL-FRIDAY-WILD 5 BLUES 1-MINNESOTA HAS A 2-1 LEAD IN THE SERIES. GAME 4 SUNDAY AT 3:30 IN ST. LOUIS.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-FRIDAY, MAY 6TH
5/6/2022
BASEBALL 
BORGIA AT UNION-RAINED OUT.
ST. CLAIR WILL PLAY SULLIVAN IN THE SALEM TOURNAMENT-RAINED OUT FRIDAY AND RESCHEDULED SATURDAY. 
OWENSVILLE AT LINN-RAINED OUT.
 
GIRLS SOCCER
AVERY LANEMANN SCORED IN THE FIRST HALF LIFTING WASHINGTON TO A 1-0 HOME WIN OVER UNION.  PRESLEY KISER POSTED THE ASSIST AND NORA MENDOZA RECORDED THE SHUTOUT IN NET.  WASHINGTON IMPROVES TO 9-10.  UNION DROPS TO 13-2-1.  

OWENSVILLE 5 CROCKER 0.  THE DUTCHGIRLS MOVE TO 11-13. 




Mikolas, Cardinals Down Giants
5/6/2022
Miles Mikolas allowed one run over five-and-two-thirds frames as the Cardinals beat the Giants 7-1 in San Francisco. The right-hander improved to 2-and-1 on the mound. Tommy Edman had three hits and three RBI and Yadier Molina homered for the first time for St. Louis, which improved to 15-and-10. The series continues tonight.



Mizzou Lands Edge Rusher
5/6/2022
Mizzou is bolstering its D-line. The Tigers have landed edge rusher D.J. Coleman. He announced the news on Twitter. The 6-foot-6 Coleman comes to Columbia from Jacksonville State and has just one year of eligibility remaining.



LOCAL COLLEGE SOFTBALL-WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH
5/5/2022
East Central split a doubleheader with Mineral Area.

Game 1: MAC 8 ECC 3 LP: Taylor Hanger HR: Morgan Green 

Game 2: ECC 7 MAC 4 WP: Morgan Green Home Runs: Aubree Eaton: Mya Hillermann; Emma Weston; Addie Konkel



Stanley Cup Playoffs Roundup
5/5/2022
The Hurricanes are the first team to take a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Carolina skated past the Bruins 5-2 in Raleigh to take a commanding lead in the series. Elsewhere, the Lightning stormed back to even their series with the Maple Leafs after a 5-3 win in Toronto. The Wild also tied their respective series with a 6-2 win over the Blues at home. The Oilers closed out the action with a dominant 6-0 shutout of the Kings to even the series at 1-1. Tonight, the Rangers look to bounce back as they host the Penguins, the Capitals hope to steal another win against the Panthers, the Avalanche look to grab another victory against the Predators and the Stars attempt to even things with the Flames.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-THURSDAY, MAY 5TH
5/5/2022
 
BOYS VOLLEYBALL-BORGIA  BEAT DUCHESNE IN 5 SETS.  THE KNIGHTS IMPROVE TO 4-12-2 OVERALL AND 3-4 IN THE AAA.  THE PIONEERS DROP TO 7-13 AND 3-7.  

GIRLS SOCCER 
SULLIVAN 7 WARRENTON 1.  ABBY WIEGERS WITH THE HAT-TRICK.  CAMBRIA POHLMAN ADDED 2 GOALS WITH SHELBY GIEBLER AND EMMA BRUNE CHIPPING IN 1 EACH.  THE EAGLES, NOW 12-8-1, HAVE WON 4 OF THEIR LAST 5 GAMES.  WARRENTON DROPS TO 4-14.

GABBI SCHLAPPER SCORED 2 GOALS LEADING DUCHESNE PAST BORGIA 3-0.  THE PIONEERS IMPROVE TO 14-1 OVERALL AND 6-0 IN THE AAA.  BORGIA DROPS TO 3-13-2 AND 0-5.  

FORT ZUMWALT NORTH EDGED WASHINGTON 3-2 IN OVERTIME.  GABBY STARMAN SCORED 2 GOALS FOR THE PANTHERS, INCLUDING THE GAME WINNER FOUR MINUTES INTO OVERTIME.  AVERY LANEMANN AND SUSIE HEGGEMANN NETTED GOALS FOR THE BLUE JAYS, NOW 8-10 AND 3-7 IN THE GAC CENTRAL.  THE PANTHERS IMPROVE TO 10-6 AND 6-4.  



STATE BASEBALL RANKINGS
5/4/2022
THE MISSOURI HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION STATE RANKINGS HAVE BEEN RELEASED AND THE UNION WILDCATS ARE NUMBER 7 IN CLASS 5. UNION IS CURRENTLY 15-0. PACIFIC DROPPED OUT OF THE TOP 10, BUT DID RECEIVE VOTES.



Local College Softball
5/4/2022
The ECC Softball double header vs. Mineral Area College was postponed Tuesday and is rescheduled Wednesday, May 4th at 2:00. As the Falcons try to finish the regular season at home, this will be the last attempt to get the games in against Mineral Area. Plans are to “ STUFF THE STANDS” with T-Shirts, hot dogs and drinks free to all ECC Falcon fans while supplies last.



Cards Crushed In KC
5/4/2022
The Cards couldn't get the bats going and were crushed by the Royals 7-1 in KC. Tyler O'Neill singled in the lone run in the eighth inning for the Redbirds, who saw their two-game win streak end. Dakota Hudson was tagged for three runs in six frames to take the loss. The two-game set wraps up today. The Cardinals are dealing with more COVID issues. The team placed shortstop Edmundo Sosa on the injured list with no designation, but likely COVID related according to multiple reports. The Cards have several members of the team and staff out due to the virus.



Blues Aim For 2-0 Lead On Wild
5/4/2022
The Blues aim for a 2-0 series lead on the Wild when the teams clash tonight in Game Two in St. Paul. The Blues already stole home-ice after winning the opener of the best-of-seven first round series 4-0 on Monday. After tonight, the series will shift to St. Louis for the next two games on Friday and Sunday. Puck drop-8:30.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH
5/4/2022
BASEBALL 
RYAN KAMPSCHROEDER PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME WITH 5 STRIKEOUTS AND NO WALKS LEADING BORGIA TO A 5-1 WIN AT ST. CLAIR.  DANE ECKHOFF POSTED 2 DOUBLES, 2 RUNS AND 2 RBI FOR THE KNIGHTS, NOW 10-8.  ST. CLAIR DROPS TO 4-8.  JOEY REGO WENT THE DISTANCE WITH 5 STRIKEOUTS AND NO WALKS IN THE LOSS.  

FRANCIS HOWELL TOOK BOTH GAMES OF A DOUBLEHEADER WITH WASHINGTON 5-4 AND 10-1.  GAME 1-BRETT NORFLEET WENT 3 FOR 3 WITH 2 RBI.  TWO PITCHERS COMBINED TO HOLD WASHINGTON TO 6 HITS.  EVAN PIWOWARSKI GOT THE WIN.  GRANT TRENTMANN PITCHED 6 1/3 INNINGS IN THE SET-BACK. 
GAME 2-BRYSEN NEPUTE PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME WITH 6 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK.  BRADY WILSON AND BRETT NORFLEET BOTH HAD 2 HITS AND 3 RBI.  THE BLUE JAYS SCORED 1 RUN ON 8 HITS.  GAVIN MATCHELL PITCHED 5 INNINGS IN THE LOSS.  WASHINGTON DROPS TO 12-15.  THE VIKINGS ARE 23-8. 
 
A WALK-OFF PASSED BALL GAVE UNION A 3-2 WIN OVER WARRENTON.  MARSHALL GEBERT, KADEN MOTLEY AND COOPER BAILEY WITH 2 HITS EACH AND WILL MENTZ WITH 1 HIT.  MOTLEY PITCHED 6 INNINGS AND COLETON ANDERSON PITCHED THE 7TH AND GOT THE WIN.  UNION REMAINS UNDEFEATED AT 16-0.   WARRENTON DROPS TO 13-10. 
 
HERMANN BUILT A BIG LEAD, THEN HELD ON FOR A 7-6 WIN AT OWENSVILLE.  KENNY HOENER PITCHED 6 INNINGS WITH 6 STRIKEOUTS AND 1 WALK.  PARKER ANDERSON DOUBLED AND TRIPLED WITH 2 RUNS AND 4 RBI.  OWENSVILLE RALLIED WITH 4 RUNS IN THE 7TH, BUT CAME UP SHORT.  THE BEARCATS ARE 9-9 OVERALL AND 4-2 IN CONFERENCE.   

OWENSVILLE THEN BEAT ST. JAMES 10-3.  THE DUTCHMEN ARE 7-7-1 AND 4-2.  ST. JAMES DROPS TO 2-12 AND 1-6. 

THE PACIFIC/NEW HAVEN GAME WAS CALLED IN THE 4TH WITH PACIFIC UP 12-0.   
 
GIRLS SOCCER 
RHYANN MURPHY AND LEXI CLARK FOUND THE BACK OF THE NET LEADING PACIFIC TO A 2-1 WIN AT BORGIA.  EMMALINE STEELE HAD SEVERAL SAVES IN NET AS THE INDIANS IMPROVED TO 11-7-1.  HAYLEE STIEFFERMANN SCORED THE KNIGHTS, NOW 3-12-2. 

ABI WATERS SCORED 2 GOALS WITH SINGLE TALLIES COMING FROM SADIE MILLER, SUSIE HEGGEMANN AND AVERY LANEMANN AS WASHINGTON SHUTOUT SULLIVAN 5-0.  LANEMANN HAD 2 ASSISTS AND BROOKE OWENS 1 ASSIST.  THE BLUE JAYS ARE 8-9.  SULLIVAN DROPS TO 11-8-1.  



Blues Blast Wild For 1-0 Series Lead
5/3/2022
The Blues are stealing home-ice advantage in their first round playoff match-up. Ville Husso saved all 37 shots that he faced as the St. Louis beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 in game one in St. Paul. David Perron had a hat trick and Ryan O'Reilly also lit the lamp. Game Two is tomorrow in Minnesota.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-TUESDAY, MAY 3RD
5/3/2022
BASEBALL 
UNION AT PACIFIC-RAINED OUT.

SULLIVAN BEAT NEW HAVEN 16-6.  TYLER HOPEN AND CAMBRIAN KOCH BOTH HAD 2 HITS WITH 3 RBI.  GAVIN SCHMIDT ADDED 3 HITS, 4 RUNS AND 2 RBI.  HOPEN PITCHED 2 1/3 INNINGS FOR THE WIN.  THE EAGLES IMPROVE TO 7-9 OVERALL AND 2-4 IN CONFERENCE.  NEW HAVEN DROPS TO 3-10 AND 0-6.  

HERMANN AT BORGIA-RAINED OUT

HERCULANEUM AT ST. CLAIR-RAINED OUT

WASHINGTON POSTED A 4-1 WIN AT TIMBERLAND BEHIND THE PITCHING OF MORGAN COPELAND WHO GAVE UP 1 RUN ON 2 HITS WITH 4 STRIKEOUTS OVER 6 INNINGS.  IAN JUNKIN STRUCK OUT 2 IN THE 7TH AND GOT THE SAVE. AT THE PLATE, 5 DIFFERENT JAYS POSTED HITS WITH ETHAN STELLHORN SCORING 2 RUNS.  GAVIN MATCHELL AND JACK SCHANTZ BOTH WITH RBI.  THE BLUE JAYS IMPROVE TO 12-13.  TIMBERLAND DROPS TO 11-9. 

OWENSVILLE AT ST. JAMES-RAINED OUT

GOLF 
WASHINGTON TOOK 2ND PLACE IN THE GAC CENTRAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WOLF HOLLOW WITH A TEAM SCORE OF 337.  FORT ZUMWALT SOUTH WAS 1ST WITH A 324.  ALEX FREGALETTE WAS 2ND WITH A 2 OVER 73.  HAIDEN BEAN-10TH-86 AND DEVON DECKELMAN TIED FOR 11TH-87.  

TRIANGLE AT COUNTRY LAKES IN WARRENTON.  HANNIBAL 176 WARRENTON 181 NORTH POINT 197.  QUINN THOMAS OF HANNIBAL WAS THE MEDALIST WITH A 6 OVER 41.  LOW WARRENTON SCORE GABE FREDERICK-42.   

BOYS VOLLEYBALL-ST. MARY'S BEAT BORGIA IN 3.  THE KNIGHTS DROP TO 3-14-2. 

SOCCER 
KENNEDY TRAVIS FILLED THE STATE SHEET WITH 2 GOALS AND 5 ASSISTS LEADING ST. CLAIR TO AN 8-0 WIN OVER OWENSVILLE AT THE DOG POUND.  IZZY TIEPELMAN ADDED 2 GOALS AND 1 ASSIST AND MCKENNA CONWAY SCORED HER FIRST HIGH SCHOOL GOAL AS THE BULLDOGS IMPROVED TO 15-8 OVERALL AND 3-2 IN CONFERENCE.  TRAVIS BROKE THE SINGLE SEASON RECORDS AT ST. CLAIR FOR GOALS AND ASSISTS.  SHE CURRENTLY HAS 31 GOALS AND 21 ASSISTS.

JADEN LUCKETT AND JESSIE RUDOR FOUND THE BACK OF THE NET LEADING WINFIELD PAST WARRENTON 2-1.   WINFIELD IS 5-10 OVERALL AND 2-6 IN THE GAC NORTH WHILE WARRENTON DROPS TO 3-13 AND 0-8.  

LINDBERGH 5 PACIFIC 0.  DANNI COTTER WITH THE HAT-TRICK FOR THE FLYERS, NOW 10-8.  PACIFIC DROPS TO 10-7-1. 
  
AUDREY SMITH SCORED 3 GOALS LEADING FORT ZUMWALT SOUTH TO A 6-1 WIN OVER WASHINGTON.   THE BULLDOGS ARE 18-1 OVERALL AND FINISHED UNDEFEATED IN THE GAC CENTRAL AT 10-0.  WASHINGTON IS 7-9 AND 3-6.  ABI WATERS SCORED ON AN ASSIST FROM MACI ROHLFING IN THE SET-BACK. 

UNION KNOCKED OFF WEBSTER GROVES 2-1 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME.  MIA SMITH SCORED UNASSISTED IN REGULATION AND ADDISON WILLIFORD GOT THE GAME WINNER ON A CORNER KICK FROM SMITH IN THE SECOND O-T.  THE WILDCATS MOVE TO 13-1-1.  WEBSTER GROVES DROPS TO 3-9.  



ECC Baseball
5/3/2022
The Falcons (18-24) dropped two games to the top team in the MCCAC conference, Mineral Area College, yesterday by scores of 15-4 and 12-6. The Falcons were in the lead early 3-1 in the second game with back-to-back scorching home runs by Tyson Dent and Seth Shannon. ECC was up again 6-5 before relinquishing the lead. ECC baseball for today against Frontier Community College is cancelled due to games needing to be played by Frontier CC with seeding implications in Region 24. The Falcons will head to North Central Missouri College (Trenton, MO) Friday, May 6 at 1PM for the first game in the best 2 out of 3 for the Region 16 DII post season tournament. The second game for the Region 16 tournament will be Saturday, May 7 at Noon. A third “ If Needed” game will be played on Saturday immediately after the second game. The winner will be the NJCAA Region 16 DII champion and advance to the NJCAA Plains district tournament in Enid, OK May 12-16.



Cardinals Shut Down Royals
5/3/2022
Steven Matz led the Cardinals to a 1-0 shutout win over the Royals at Busch Stadium. Matz improved to 3-and-1 after scattering four hits in six scoreless innings. The Cardinals scored the games only run on Paul Goldschmidt's solo home run in the first inning. Giovanny Gallegos picked up his fifth save after tossing a scoreless ninth. St. Louis has won its last two. The teams now begin a two-game series in KC tonight.



HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS-MONDAY, MAY 2ND
5/2/2022
TRACK AND FIELD-FOUR RIVERS CONFERENCE MEET AT OWENSVILLE.  UNION BOYS TOOK FIRST WITH 170.5 POINTS.  THE OWENSVILLE GIRLS TOOK FIRST WITH 147.5 POINTS. 

SOCCER 
OLIVIA DECKER AND HEIDI FESLER FOUND THE BACK OF THE NET LEADING VILLA DUCHESNE TO A 2-1 WIN OVER BORGIA.  THE SAINTS ARE 7-5 AND THE KNIGHTS ARE 3-11-2. 

THE ST. CLAIR BULLDOGS TOOK A BITE OUT OF THE ST. JAMES TIGERS 9-1.  KENNEDY TRAVIS HAD A BIG NIGHT WITH 3 GOALS AND 4 ASSISTS.  KADENCE GARDNER ADDED 2 GOALS AND 2 ASSISTS AND EMMA THOMPSON SCORED HER FIRST VARSITY GOAL.  LILLIE COELLO WITH THE WIN IN NET.  ST. CLAIR IMPROVES TO 14-8 OVERALL AND 3-2 IN CONFERENCE.  ST. JAMES IS 0-11 AND 0-5. 



Stanley Cup Playoffs Begin Monday
5/2/2022
The race for the Stanley Cup begins on Monday. The NHL Playoffs get going with four first-round series on the slate. In the East, the Bruins visit the Carolina Hurricanes, while the two-time defending champion Lightning are in Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs. In the Western Conference, the Blues will battle the Wild in Minnesota, and the Kings clash with the Oilers in Edmonton.

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