Senior Legion Baseball

Weekend Scoreboard...

Saturday
Washington defeated De Soto 6-4. Zack Pointer posted the win with four innings of work, three runs on two hits, four strike outs and four walks. At the plate, Trent Leimkuehler had two hits with two runs scored.

The game with Sullivan was cancelled

Sunday
Eureka scored two runs in the sixth to beat Washington 3-2. Justin Schuler suffered the loss.

Washington is now 6-3 overall. They are back in action Tuesday night with a road game at St. Charles. 6:00 first pitch at Blanchette Park. Tyler Tuepker is the scheduled starter. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week 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!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 33 min ago

The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.

The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.