Local High School Sports-Wednesday, April 30

Baseball...
St. Charles West 5 Warrenton 3. Chris Asher finished the game with three hits and three runs scored. Troy Wehde was the winning pitcher with eight strike outs and two walks over seven innings.

Fort Zumwalt South 8 Washington 5. The Bulldogs banged out 13 hits while winning pitcher Justin Laffleur held the Jays to seven hits. He struck out 11 with just one walk over six innings of work. Joey Moses had two batted in.

New Haven 3 Bourbon 1. Kyle Ruediger and Garrett Schoenfeld both homered and Brandon Carey was the winning pitcher.

Golf...
Washington took first in the GAC Championships at Innsbrook Resort. Brad Carpenter shot the low score for the Jays, a five over 75.

Girls Soccer...
CYC Tournament-Consolation Semifinals...
Rosati-Kain 3 Union 1
Duchesne 6 Washington 0
Elsewhere...
Owensville shutout St. James 8-0.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 36 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.