Senior Legion Baseball

The Washington/Elsberry game was rained out Sunday evening and is rescheduled for Friday, July 12th when they meet in the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament.

Washington posted two league wins over the weekend, knocking off St. Peters 12-2 Friday and West 5-3 Saturday night. With those wins, Post 218 is now 22-3 overall and 14-0 in district play.

They are back in action Tuesday evening with a 7:00 game at Wentzville. Our next broadcast is scheduled Wednesday when Washington welcomes St. Charles to Ronsick Field for an 8:30 game. Listen live on AM 1220, on line at klpw.com or on your smart phone by downloading the free KLPW APP.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 3 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours 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.