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

3 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 1 min ago

The Kansas City Chiefs rested all of their regulars and still finished the preseason unbeaten. Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 on Thursday night. Kansas City (4-0) was perfect for the first time since 1969, the season the franchise won its lone Super Bowl title. Isaiah Pead rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (0-4).