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

5 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 7 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 7 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.