High School Sports-Monday, November 25

The 2013 St. Francis Borgia/Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament tipped off with three games. Washington had no problem with Union 81-53. Ronnie Suggs paced the Jays with 24 points and Jacob Mulky followed with 20. Nick Ziegler scored 13 for the Wildcats.
Other first round games...
Cardinal Ritter ripped Herculaneum 90-31
McCluer North 87 Rockwood Summit 47

There were a trio of girls games last night as well...
New Haven beat Wright City 57-21. Rachel Steinhoff scored 16 for the Shamrocks and Kayla Meyer pumped in 10
Warrenton beat Union 55-50
Owensville held on for a 44-36 win over Chamois.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

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What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 3 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.