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

4 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Baseball Player Adam Gauzy. As a pitcher, Adam has the most innings pitched on the staff with 46. His record is 6-0, he's given up 10 runs, three earned, for a staff low ERA of .450. Adam has struck out 53 batters while walking 11. At the plate, Adam is a switch hitter with an avarage of .315, an on-base percentage of .427 and a slugging percentage of .342.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 2 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 32 min ago

Ryan Sweeney went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and 4 RBI as the Chicago Cubs hung on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-6, in the opener of a three-game set. Luis Valbuena smacked a two-run shot and crossed the plate three times for the Cubs, who handed the Cardinals their fourth straight loss. Kevin Siegrist (1-2) gave up the tie-breaking two-run homer to Valbuena in the seventh and was tagged with the loss.