Local American Legion Baseball

Senior 9th District Tournament at Westhoff Park
Washington shutout Elsberry 5-0 behind the pitching of Justin Schuler. Schuler struck out eight and walked two over eight innings holding Elsberry scoreless on three hits. Matt Jones closed it out with one inning of relief. Grant Eckelkamp had four hits and Tony Helfrich added three hits including a solo homer. Washington improves to 33-6 on the season and will face West this evening at 7:00. Listen live on KLPW-AM 1220.
West beat St. Charles 2-0
Elimination games...
Daniel Boone 6 Central 5
Wentzville 11 St. Peters 0
Schedule Saturday
Daniel Boone vs. St. Charles 10:00
Elsberry vs. Wentzville 1:00
The two winners will meet at 4:00, followed by the Washington/West game at 7:00

Junior Zone Tournament at Ronsick Field.
Washington held on for a 5-3 win over Hannibal
Pacific eliminated Chillicothe 12-3
Three games are lined up Saturday...
Washington 8 Jefferson City 2. Washington advances to the championship game Sunday.
Pacific vs. Hannibal at 4:00
Jefferson City will meet the Pacific/Hannibal winner at 7:00.
The Tournament will wrap up tomorrow with the championship at 1:00

Freshman State Tournament in Branson.
Washington was knocked out with a 7-4 loss to Glendale Friday morning.
Other scores...
Jackson 3 Eureka 2
Branson 14 Elsberry 4
Branson 13 Glendale 2
Schedule Saturday...
Eureka vs. Branson at 12:00
Jackson will play the Eureka/Branson winner at 3:00 in the championship game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 9 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

1 day 6 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

13 hours 34 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.