American Legion Baseball

Sunday...
Seniors
Washington will need to beat Jefferson City twice to take the zone 1 tournament title today. The first game is at 1:00. If Washington wins, game 2 is scheduled for 4:00. Listen live on KLPW-AM 1220. Eureka was the first team to punch a ticket to the state tournament in Sedalia next week.

Saturday...
Seniors
Washington grabbed a 4-0 lead in the second inning, but Jefferson City struck back with two in the third, one in the sixth and two in the seventh and eighth to take 7-4 lead into the ninth. Washington rallied with two runs in the final frame and had the bases loaded with two outs and Tony Helfrich at the plate. Helfrich got under the first pitch from Colin Brinker and hit the ball in the air to the left fielder to end the game.
Washington then rebounded to take down the West Jaguars 8-5 in the last game of the day.

Juniors
State Tournament in Joplin
Fike 7 Washington 1

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 3 min ago

Jorge Soler launched two home runs in just his third Major League game as the Cubs beat the Cardinals 7-2 at Busch Stadium. Soler went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs while Javier Baez added two RBI. Luis Valbuena and Arismendy Alcantara each hit a solo shot for the Cubs to end a short two game skid. Neil Ramirez earned the win in relief.