American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington Post 218 will prepare for the zone tournament in Moberly this week. Washington took second in the 9th district tournament at Westhoff Park over the weekend but had already qualified for zone. The West Jaguars posted a 7-1 victory over Washington yesterday to claim the district tournament title. Washington and West both advance to the zone 1 tournament and will square off for the sixth time this season when they meet in the opening round Thursday night at 8:00. Washington won the first three match-ups, but West beat Post 218 twice in last week's tournament. Washington's games will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

Juniors
Washington will gear up for the state tournament in Joplin this week. Post 218 finished off Jefferson City 5-4 in the zone tournament championship game Sunday afternoon. Washington will start play in the state tournament with a game against Springfield Glendale at 2:30 Thursday afternoon.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 35 min ago

The Kansas City Chiefs rested all of their regulars and still finished the preseason unbeaten. Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 on Thursday night. Kansas City (4-0) was perfect for the first time since 1969, the season the franchise won its lone Super Bowl title. Isaiah Pead rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (0-4).