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 week 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 1 hour ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 14 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas