American Legion Baseball

The junior legion state tournament gets underway today in Jackson with two games. Springfield-Glendale will go up against host Jackson at 3:00, followed by Sedalia and Eureka at 5:30. Washington will see action Friday at 12:00 against the winner of the Springfield/Jackson game. The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.

In senior legion action, the zone 1 tournament begins this evening at Lindenwood University in St. Charles with two games. Daniel Boone and play West at 5:00 with Jefferson City going up against Hannibal at 8:00. St. Charles will play Friday against the winner from the Daniel Boone/West game. The tournament will run through Sunday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 11 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 2 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 1 min ago

Girls Basketball...
Inaugural Washington Girls Tournament...
Consolation Semifinals...
Pacific 62 Union 59 in overtime
Lutheran South 54 Liberty 40
Championship Semifinals...
Warrenton 51 Holt 44
Washington 54 St. Clair 31. Nichole Brinker led Washington with four three's and 19 points. Kyra Hardesty followed with 14. Katelyn Guehne scored nine to lead St. Clair