Senior Legion Baseball

Ryan Franklin pitched a complete game with seven strike outs and two walks leading the West Jaguars to a 1-0 win over Washington Post 218 in a pitchers dual at Ronsick Field Friday night. West scored the winning run in the eighth when Danny Biggs led off with a walk, was sacrificed to second, stole third, and came home on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Kyle Case. Washington starter Spencer Juergens pitched seven scoreless innings before being lifted for Nick Thiel who pitched a third of an inning giving up two walks. Thiel suffered the loss. Justin Shuler pitched the final inning and two thirds with three strike outs. Post 218 threatened early putting runners on base in each of the first three innings and had two runners on in the ninth but failed to push anyone across. Ross Seitter, Austin Finder and Noah Borgerding had two hits apiece. Washington drops to 5-2 overall and 3-2 in 9th District action while West improves to 5-1 and 1-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 44 min ago

Football...
Coming up tonight in Week of high school football...
Union will host St. Clair in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Kickoff time is 7:00 with the Pigskin Preview getting underway at 6:05.
Elsewhere...
Borgia hosts Cardinal Ritter
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South
Hermann at Owensville
Pacific at Sullivan
St. James hosts Ash Grove
Warrenton hosts St. Charles West