Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington will now prepare for the 9th District Tournament after falling to Quincy 4-1 in the quarterfinal of the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament Saturday afternoon. The tournament will get underway Thursday with games at Westhoff Park in O'Fallon and the Rec-Plex in St. Peters.

District Tournaments
Juniors
Washington won the 9th District Post Season Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Elsberry. Gus Kleekamp pitched a complete game as Post 218 notched its 25th win of the year against just four losses. Elsberry drops to 32-8. Both teams advance to the zone tournament this week, which will be hosted by Washington. The games will be played at Borgia Regional High School.

Freshman
9th District Tournament Championship
St. Charles 2 Washington 0 Sunday afternoon
Both teams are in the state tournament in Washington this week. Games will be played at Ronsick Field

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 6 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.