American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington is back on the rails following a 9-6 win over the West Jaguars in the first round of the zone 1 tournament in Moberly last night. Tyler Tuepker pitched seven innings for the win. Brendan Feldman closed it out for the save. At the plate Noah Borgerding had three hits and Andrew Sumner, playing second base for Dilan Bollmann who was out of the lineup, had two hits with two runs and three batted in. Washington improves to 35-8 while West drops to 30-13. Post 218 is off Friday and will continue play Saturday afternoon at 1:00. In the other first round game last night, Jefferson City hammered Moberly 15-0 in seven innings.

Here is today's scheduled...
Jefferson City vs. Hannibal at 5:00
West vs. Moberly at 8:00 in an elimination game.

The winner of the Jefferson City/Hannibal game will advance to play Washington Saturday at 1:00. The game will be broadcast on KLPW-AM 1220. Lifestyle Matters with Karen Stratman will follow the game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 18 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

2 days 15 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

5 hours 1 min 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