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

1 day 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 4 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball....
Washington travels to Elsberry. Game time is 6:00 and it will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.