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

5 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.