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

1 day 9 hours 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 4 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

11 hours 2 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.