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

4 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 16 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 36 min ago

No. 17 Missouri is going back to the SEC championship. The Tigers scored 18 unanswered points and forced a late turnover to secure a 21-14 win over Arkansas. Missouri, which has won six games in a row, returns to the SEC title game for the second straight season.