Washington Senior Legion Baseball

Washington remained unbeaten in the 9th District with a 23-3 thrashing of Wentzville at Ronsick Field last night. Jared Walde pitched five innings with two strike outs and two walks to improve to 5-0 on the year. Post 218 is now 20-3 overall and 12-0 in league action. Trent Leimkuehler had three hits including a two run homer in the second inning. Wentzville drops to 4-4 both overall and in district play.

Washington is back in action Friday night with a home game against St. Peters. Game time is 7:00 and it will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. It will be "Kids Night" at Ronsick Field. Kids 12 and under will receive free ice cream and run the bases after the game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 20 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

3 days 17 hours 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 7 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