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.


1 day 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 6 days ago

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13 hours 34 min ago

The All-Tournament Team from the St. Clair Classic Tournament Saturday has been announced.
Sydney Hill and Megan Doering from Pacific
Julie Johnston and Morgan Muzzey-Orchard Farm
Allison May-Warrenton
Lydia Klenke-Union
Katelyn Guehne-St. Clair
Hannah Keeney-St. James

Pacific took first with Orchard Farm second and Warrenton third