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

1 week 2 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

3 days 23 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

1 day 13 hours 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