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

4 days 7 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

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 32 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.