Senior Legion Baseball

The Washington Post 218 Senior Legion Invitational Tournament is underway with eight games on the schedule today...

Washington kicked off the action with a 4-1 win over Thoman Boothe at Ronsick Field. Evan Ayers pitched a complete game as Post 218 improved to 9-6. Washington will face Farmington Thursday morning at 11:00 at Borgia Regional High School.

Other games at Ronsick today...
The St. Charles/House Springs game is postponed today and is rescheduled Friday as the first game of the day at Borgia Regional High School.
Jackson 3 House Springs 2
Jackson 2 St. Charles 0
Creve Couer 6 Jefferson City 3

Three games are scheduled at Borgia Regional High School...
West 6 Manchester 5
Manchester/Ballwin finish tied 6-6 after eight innings. Game called after two hour time limit.
West 9 Ballwin 1

The Tournament features 16-teams with four teams in each of four pools. Washington is in Pool D with Thoman Boothe, Farmington and Mayfield, Kentucky.

The tournament will run through Sunday evening.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 15 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

30 min 12 sec 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.