Sam Katzung

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Legion Baseball Player Sam Katzung. He was a first string DH and second string catcher. Katzung finished the season with a batting average of .254 with 23 runs batted in and 20 runs scored. He usually batted in the middle to bottom third of the lineup. Katzung also served as the backup catcher and possessed a strong arm and blocking ability. He also calls a good game and worked well with the pitching staff. Sam is a senior at Washington High School and will be the incumbant receiver for the 2014 legion season.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 45 min 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 31 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.