Senior Legion Baseball

Washington Post 218 kicked off the season with an 8-3 win over Warrenton Post 122 at Ronsick Field last night. Seth Bollmann, Ross Seitter, Noah Borgerding and John Himmelberg had two hits apiece and Mitch Hammack pitched six innings for the win. He gave up two runs on four hits with eight strike outs, two walks and one hit batter. Both teams struggled in the field at times with Warrenton committing seven errors and Washington four.

Washington is back in action Friday night with a home game against Daniel Boone at 7:00. It's "Bikes and Tykes Night" at the ballpark. Post 218 will be having a bike show in conjunction with Tykes night. All motorcycles should be in by 6:15. Judging will be done by both teams playing that night with awards going to the top four spots. Bike Show participants will be invited onto the field for the national anthem. Winning presentations will be done between the 2nd and 3rd inning after 7:30. Bikes will be staged in the parking lot behind the City Pool on the corners of High Street and Circle Drive. There is no cost to participate. Kids 12-and-under will receive free ice cream and will also be allowed to run the bases.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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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.

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