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

2 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 1 day ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 1 min ago

It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.