Local American Legion Baseball

Washington beat the Central Spartans for the second time in less than two weeks last night, posting a 12-2 win in seven innings. Jared Walde pitched a complete game with seven-strike outs and four walks. Washington banged out 13-hits lead by Noah Borgerding with a double and two singles. Tony Helfrich, Trent Leimkuehler and Grant Eckelkamp finshed with two hits apiece. Washington improves to 4-2 overall and 4-0 in the 9th District while Central dips to 0-2 both overall and in league play. David Evans suffered the loss.

Washington is off tonight. They will swing back into action Friday evening with a home game against the West Jaguars. Game time is 7:00. It's "Veteran's Appreciation Night" at Ronsick Field. Veterans attending the game will be recognized and will be able to buy one sandwich and get one free at the concession stand.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 15 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

19 hours 32 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.