Senior Legion Baseball

Washington is back in action this weekend. The seniors will play four games over two days, Saturday and Sunday. Washington will play in St. Genevieve Saturday against two teams from Illinois. They will square off with New Baden at 2:30 and Murphysboro at 5:00. Sunday, Washington will compete at West City Park in Festus with a matchup against Festus at 11:00 and Jackson at 1:30.

Washington will then prepare for the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament next week.

Washington Post 218 clinched the 9th District regular season title with a 16-6 win over Warrenton Wednesday night and took a step closer to finishing the league schedule undefeated with a 4-2 win over St. Charles. Jared Walde was the winning pitcher in the win over St. Charles going seven and two thirds innings before giving way to Trent Leimkuehler who recorded the final four outs to get the save. Washington is now 25-3 overall and 17-0 in district action. The final league game is against Elsberry July 12th when the two meet in Blue Springs.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 hours 1 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 21 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

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The 2014/15 local high school basketball season tips off tonight with the 62nd Annual Thanksgiving Tournament at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Three games are on tap tonight with Cardinal Ritter going up against Rockwood Summit at 5:30. McCluer North plays Carnahan at 7:00, then Washington takes the floor against CBC at 8:30. The Washington/CBC game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.