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

6 hours 28 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Middle Hitter Amanda Vollmer with the Washington High School Volleyball Team. Amanda currently has 58 kills on the year and is averaging more than two kills per game. She also sports a 97.46 serve percentage with seven aces. Amanda is also a good defender with 30 blocks and 38 digs on the season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 hours ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 5 min ago

The Cardinals open their final road trip of the season tonight in Chicago. Adam Wainwright tries for his 20th win, while the Cubs start Travis Wood. St. Louis will also play three at Arizona this weekend. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central.