American Legion Baseball

The Freshman State Tournament gets underway this evening in Branson. Washington will play Branson Post 220 in the opening round at 6:30. The eight team double elimination tournament is scheduled to run through Saturday.

The Senior 9th District Tournament will start Thursday evening. Top seed Washington will play Daniel Boone in the first round at 6:00 at Westhoff Park. The Tournament will run through Sunday afternoon

The Junior Zone Tournament will begin Thursday evening at Ronsick Field in Washington. Post 218 will play the winner of the Chillicothe/Hannibal game at 5:00 Friday evening.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 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

16 hours 32 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.