Senior Legion Baseball

Washington Post 218 remained unbeaten in the 9th District with a 12-2 win over the West Jaguars Friday night. Washington banged out 12 hits lead by Jack Kopmann with three and Trent Leimkuehler and Dilan Bollmann with two apiece. Tony Helfrich went the distance giving up two runs on three hits with seven strike outs and no walks. Washington is now 5-2 overall and 5-0 in league play. Ryan Franklin suffered the loss as West drops to 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the district.

Washington will play two games Saturday at Ronsick Field. Post 218 will go up against Sullivan at 2:30 and De Soto at 5:00.

Washington will host Eureka Sunday evening at 6:00.

The next broadcast game on KLPW-AM 1220 is Tuesday when Washington travels to St. Charles for a 7:00 game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 7 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 38 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.