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

2 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 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

8 hours 16 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.