American Legion Baseball

Creve Couer edged Washington 4-3 in nine innings at Ronsick Field Sunday evening. Creve Couer lead until the seventh inning when Washington scored to tie it up 3-3. Creve Couer grabbed a 4-3 lead in the ninth and then Post 218 had two men on base with two outs in the ninth when Trent Leimkuehler launched a deep fly to center field but it landed in the glove of Ed Bargmann just three feet from the top of the fence. Washington drops to 2-2 over-all while Creve Couer improves to 3-1. Bargmann finished the game with three hits and two runs. Dilan Bollmann had two hits for Washington. Danny Smith was the winner and Tyler Murray suffered the loss.

Washington is back in action Tuesday night with a game at St. Peters. First pitch is 7:00 at the Rec-Plex.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 22 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 5 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

12 hours 31 min ago

Matt Holliday singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Cardinals rallied past the Pirates 5-4 in the first of three from Busch Stadium. Kolten Wong hit a pinch-hit two-run homer earlier in the seventh to tie the game at four. Holliday also had a two-run double in the third for the Redbirds, who have won three straight to take over first place in the NL Central. St.