American Legion Baseball

Washington Post 218 beat St. Peters 8-0 last night at the Rec-Plex. Tyler Tuepker pitched eight scoreless innings giving up three hits with six strike outs and three walks. Luke Hasenjaeger, Jack Kopmann, Noah Borgerding and Trent Leimkuehler had two hits apiece for Washington, now 3-2 overall and 3-0 in 9th District action.
St. Peters falls to 1-1 both overall and in league play. Tyler Rutledge gave up four runs through six innings to absorb the loss.

Washington is back in action this evening with a district match-up against the Central Spartans. First pitch is scheduled for 8:30 at Ronsick Field. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

30 min 40 sec ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 sec ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.