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

4 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 13 hours ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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