Matt Jones

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Matt Jones, Catcher with the Washington Senior Legion Baseball Team. Matt finished the season with a .247 batting average and an on base percentage of .364. He posted 27 runs with 31 batted in. As a pitcher, Jones was 1-0 with two saves, 24 strike outs and eight walks over 18 and a third innings. Matt is an outstanding catcher who handles the pitchers extremely well, possesses a strong arm and rarely allows a ball in the dirt to get by. Matt is a graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. He will attend Hannibal LaGrange University on a baseball scholarship.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 3 min ago

The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.

The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.