Senior Legion Baseball

Washington came from behind with a single run in the sixth and three in the eighth to push past Elsberry 4-3 at Ronsick Field Sunday evening. Sam Katzung finished with three hits and a run scored while Noah Borgerding posted two hits with two runs and Spencer Juergens had two hits with a run scored. Evan Ayers pitched a complete game with one strike out, no walks and one hit batter. Elsberry scored one in the ninth and had the tying run in scoring position but Ayers got Luke Robbins to ground out to end the game. Washington improves to 6-2 overall and 4-2 in the 9th District. Elsberry drops to 3-3-1 and 2-2.

The Washington Freshman and Junior teams beat Elsberry as well 7-5 and 4-0 respectively.

The Washington Seniors are back in action this evening with a road game against Daniel Boone at C&H Park. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

16 hours 16 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron has made 96 saves through 19-games this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 12 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 32 min ago

As the Falcons finish up the regular season the team is looking to make their mark in the record books by erasing a tough start to climb above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The Falcons knocked off Missouri Baptist JV 2-1 to elevate their season record to 8-7-1. A tale of two seasons has East Central College winning seven of their last eight matches. Jake Erwin and AJ Bannister were able to score for the Falcons in the victory.