American Legion Baseball

Washington Post 218 beat St. Peters 8-0 last night at the Rec-Plex. Tyler Tuepker pitched eight scoreless innings giving up three hits with six strike outs and three walks. Luke Hasenjaeger, Jack Kopmann, Noah Borgerding and Trent Leimkuehler had two hits apiece for Washington, now 3-2 overall and 3-0 in 9th District action.
St. Peters falls to 1-1 both overall and in league play. Tyler Rutledge gave up four runs through six innings to absorb the loss.

Washington is back in action this evening with a district match-up against the Central Spartans. First pitch is scheduled for 8:30 at Ronsick Field. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 17 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

2 days 14 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

4 hours 1 min 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