Senior Legion Baseball

Washington Post 218 remained unbeaten in the 9th District with a 12-2 win over the West Jaguars Friday night. Washington banged out 12 hits lead by Jack Kopmann with three and Trent Leimkuehler and Dilan Bollmann with two apiece. Tony Helfrich went the distance giving up two runs on three hits with seven strike outs and no walks. Washington is now 5-2 overall and 5-0 in league play. Ryan Franklin suffered the loss as West drops to 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the district.

Washington will play two games Saturday at Ronsick Field. Post 218 will go up against Sullivan at 2:30 and De Soto at 5:00.

Washington will host Eureka Sunday evening at 6:00.

The next broadcast game on KLPW-AM 1220 is Tuesday when Washington travels to St. Charles for a 7:00 game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 39 min ago

The Blues will open this upcoming NHL season with new jerseys. They unveiled the fresh sweater on Monday night at a packed Ballpark Village. The jerseys will continue to display the Blue Note logo, but the diagonal striping on the sleeves has been straightened for a cleaner look. Training camp begins September 18th.