Tony Helfrich

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Tony Helfrich with the St. Francis Borgia Baseball Team. Helfrich pitched a no hitter against Montgomery County with 10 strike outs and two walks. Coach Rob Struckhoff says Helfrich has good control, keeps the ball down in the zone and rarely gives up a walk. At at the plate, Helfrich is 4 for 15 with two singles, two doubles and one batted in. In Tuesday's 11-0 victory over St. Dominic, Helfrich pitched a one hitter with two strike outs and one walk improving his record to 2-0 and the Borgia's record to 5-0.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

7 hours 2 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 57 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.