American Legion Baseball

The Freshman State Tournament gets underway this evening in Branson. Washington will play Branson Post 220 in the opening round at 6:30. The eight team double elimination tournament is scheduled to run through Saturday.

The Senior 9th District Tournament will start Thursday evening. Top seed Washington will play Daniel Boone in the first round at 6:00 at Westhoff Park. The Tournament will run through Sunday afternoon

The Junior Zone Tournament will begin Thursday evening at Ronsick Field in Washington. Post 218 will play the winner of the Chillicothe/Hannibal game at 5:00 Friday evening.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 42 min 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 5 days 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!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 33 min ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.