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 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Baseball Player Adam Gauzy. As a pitcher, Adam has the most innings pitched on the staff with 46. His record is 6-0, he's given up 10 runs, three earned, for a staff low ERA of .450. Adam has struck out 53 batters while walking 11. At the plate, Adam is a switch hitter with an avarage of .315, an on-base percentage of .427 and a slugging percentage of .342.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 2 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 31 min ago

A.J. Pierzynski appears to have found a new home. The catcher is expected to join the St. Louis Cardinals according to the "Post-Dispatch." Pierzynski was released by the Boston Red Sox a few weeks ago. The Cards are expected to be without Yadier Molina for another six-to-ten weeks after thumb surgery. The 37-year-old Pierzynski hit .254 with four homers in 72 games with Boston prior to his departure.