Senior Legion Baseball

Washington came from behind with a single run in the sixth and three in the eighth to push past Elsberry 4-3 at Ronsick Field Sunday evening. Sam Katzung finished with three hits and a run scored while Noah Borgerding posted two hits with two runs and Spencer Juergens had two hits with a run scored. Evan Ayers pitched a complete game with one strike out, no walks and one hit batter. Elsberry scored one in the ninth and had the tying run in scoring position but Ayers got Luke Robbins to ground out to end the game. Washington improves to 6-2 overall and 4-2 in the 9th District. Elsberry drops to 3-3-1 and 2-2.

The Washington Freshman and Junior teams beat Elsberry as well 7-5 and 4-0 respectively.

The Washington Seniors are back in action this evening with a road game against Daniel Boone at C&H Park. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

17 hours 34 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 59 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.