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

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

16 hours 49 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