American Legion Baseball

Creve Couer edged Washington 4-3 in nine innings at Ronsick Field Sunday evening. Creve Couer lead until the seventh inning when Washington scored to tie it up 3-3. Creve Couer grabbed a 4-3 lead in the ninth and then Post 218 had two men on base with two outs in the ninth when Trent Leimkuehler launched a deep fly to center field but it landed in the glove of Ed Bargmann just three feet from the top of the fence. Washington drops to 2-2 over-all while Creve Couer improves to 3-1. Bargmann finished the game with three hits and two runs. Dilan Bollmann had two hits for Washington. Danny Smith was the winner and Tyler Murray suffered the loss.

Washington is back in action Tuesday night with a game at St. Peters. First pitch is 7:00 at the Rec-Plex.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 14 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas