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

4 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 28 sec ago

Ben Stephens pitched into the ninth inning leading Warrenton to a 5-0 win over Washington at Ronsick Field. Stephens struck out 10 and walked three before leaving the game. Washington loaded the bases in the ninth, but the game was called when heavy rain and lightning moved in. Warrenton scored single runs in the first, sixth, and seventh and added two insurance runs in the ninth.