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

1 day 14 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 20 hours ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 3 sec ago

Boys...
The 53rd Annual Union Tournament tips off with two games this evening...
Rock Bridge 79 Northwest 27
Lutheran South 76 Hillsboro 43

Hermann Tournament-First Round...
Middle School Gym...
Owensville 41 Hermann 40
St. James 80 Montgomery County 39. Logan Courtois scored 22 for the Tigers