Local American Legion Baseball

Washington beat the Central Spartans for the second time in less than two weeks last night, posting a 12-2 win in seven innings. Jared Walde pitched a complete game with seven-strike outs and four walks. Washington banged out 13-hits lead by Noah Borgerding with a double and two singles. Tony Helfrich, Trent Leimkuehler and Grant Eckelkamp finshed with two hits apiece. Washington improves to 4-2 overall and 4-0 in the 9th District while Central dips to 0-2 both overall and in league play. David Evans suffered the loss.

Washington is off tonight. They will swing back into action Friday evening with a home game against the West Jaguars. Game time is 7:00. It's "Veteran's Appreciation Night" at Ronsick Field. Veterans attending the game will be recognized and will be able to buy one sandwich and get one free at the concession stand.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 20 min ago

Boys Basketball...
Union Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Rock Bridge 80 Lutheran South 59
Borgia 46 Washington 43 in overtime. Walt Eckelkamp drained a 25-foot jump shot as time expired for the win. Eckelkamp finished the game with 13. Mike Morgan scored 20 for the Jays. Borgia improves to 12-4 while Washington dips to 9-8.

Elsewhere...
Orchard Farm 76 Warrenton 58