Local American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington Post 218 will go up against the West Jaguars for the sixth time this season when the two meet in the first round of the zone 1 tournament in Moberly tonight. Washington won the first three, but West beat Washington twice in the district tournament last week. Post 218 is 34-8 going in while West is 30-12. Game time is 8:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.

Juniors
The state tournament begins today in Joplin. Washington will go up against Springfield Glendale at 2:30.

Both tournaments run through the weekend.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 hours 31 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 22 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

2 hours 30 min ago

The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.