Senior Legion Baseball

Aaron Meyer had four hits, including two doubles, and Washington banged out 13 hits in a 13-0 win over Wentzville Friday night at Ronsick Field. Evan Ayers pitched five innings, giving up one hit with five strike outs, five walks and one hit batter, improving his record to 3-2 and the team's record to 16-7 overall and 8-3 in district action. Washington also played error free ball highlighted by another diving catch by Austin Finder in center field. Wentzville was held scoreless on three hits with nine costly errors. Duncan Wittington suffered the loss as Post 353 dropped to 9-4 overall and 5-2 in district play.

Washington is back in action Saturday night with a road game at Elsberry. 5:30 game time.

Our next broadcast is Sunday night when Washington hosts Eureka at 6:00 on KLPW AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 9 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

4 hours 49 sec ago

The Cardinals look to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Padres today from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-50 and sends Shelby Miller to the mound. Miller is 7-and-8 with a 4.20 ERA. San Diego counters with 2-and-2 Odrisamer Despaigne.