Local Sports-Friday, May 2

Local College Softball...
NJCAA District J Tournament at ECC in Union-The Falcons won both games over Murray State, Oklahoma 2-1 and 4-3, for a two game sweep. East Central will advance to the NJCAA Division II national tournament in Clinton, Mississippi May 14th through 17th.

High School Baseball...
Pacific and Sullivan are playing in the Missouri Classic in Farmington
Festus 2 Sullivan 1
Farmington 1 Sullivan 0

Festus 6 Pacific 2
Pacific 10 Farmington 5

Washington is playing in the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament...
Washington 2 Hazelwood West 1
Fort Zumwalt North 4 Washington 2

Elsewhere...

Borgia 3 Hermann 2

Owensville 12 New Haven 6

Girls Soccer...
Francis Howell Central 3 Borgia 2

Looking ahead to Saturday...
Baseball..
Zumwalt North Tournament-Third Place
Washington 9 Hazelwood Central 2. Logan Holdmeyer and Todd Feldmann combined for the victory

Missouri Wood Bat Classic in Farmington
Sullivan 2 Festus 1
Pacific 2 Farmington 1
Championship-Sullivan 9 Pacific 3

Girls Soccer...
Borgia 3 Rosati-Kain 0

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 9 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 2 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

12 hours 32 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.