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

3 days 3 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 1 day 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

4 hours 32 min ago

The junior legion state tournament gets underway today in Jackson with two games. Springfield-Glendale will go up against host Jackson at 3:00, followed by Sedalia and Eureka at 5:30. Washington will see action Friday at 12:00 against the winner of the Springfield/Jackson game. The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.