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

2 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 2 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.