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

23 hours 18 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 33 sec ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.