Senior Legion Baseball

The Washington Post 218 Senior Legion Invitational Tournament is underway with eight games on the schedule today...

Washington kicked off the action with a 4-1 win over Thoman Boothe at Ronsick Field. Evan Ayers pitched a complete game as Post 218 improved to 9-6. Washington will face Farmington Thursday morning at 11:00 at Borgia Regional High School.

Other games at Ronsick today...
The St. Charles/House Springs game is postponed today and is rescheduled Friday as the first game of the day at Borgia Regional High School.
Jackson 3 House Springs 2
Jackson 2 St. Charles 0
Creve Couer 6 Jefferson City 3

Three games are scheduled at Borgia Regional High School...
West 6 Manchester 5
Manchester/Ballwin finish tied 6-6 after eight innings. Game called after two hour time limit.
West 9 Ballwin 1

The Tournament features 16-teams with four teams in each of four pools. Washington is in Pool D with Thoman Boothe, Farmington and Mayfield, Kentucky.

The tournament will run through Sunday evening.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 9 hours ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.