Senior Legion Baseball

Washington came back from a four run deficit to post a 14-4 eight inning victory over Warrenton Post 122. Warrenton scored four times in the third and held the lead until Washington woke up and scored five in the sixth. Post 218 added five more in the seventh with Noah Borgerding tripling in three. They closed it out with a four run eighth. Luke Hasenjaeger was the winning pitcher in relief of starter Zack Pointer. Washington improves to 18-3 overall and 10-0 in the 9th District. Warrenton drops to 0-9.

Washington is back in action this evening with a home game against Wentzville. First pitch is scheduled for 8:30 at Ronsick Field. It will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

Every election year, I hear the same complaints about the political party system, rigged elections and flawed candidates. As it happens, many of these come from folks who are rationalizing their decision not to vote.

I have a word for those who opt not to vote and then complain bitterly about the folks who end up running our country.

Malcontents.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 5 min ago

Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena. Freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led the offensive output for Missouri with 19 points, with 10 total Tigers reaching the score sheet on the night. The Tigers fell behind early as a result of a sharp shooting performance from Oral Roberts to open the game.