Senior Legion Baseball

Washington Post 218 continues to rack up the wins. In 9th District action Sunday evening, Washington scored five-runs in the fifth and added two more in the sixth to post a 7-0 win over Post 226 from Elsberry. Washington was getting ready to bat in the eigth when rain and lightening moved in forcing officials to cancel the remainder of the game. With the win, Washington improves to 11-3 overall and 9-0 in league action. Tyler Tuepker was the winning pitcher. He pitched eight scoreless innings giving up three hits with eight strike outs and no walks. Dilan Bollmann and Trent Leimkuehler had two hits apiece. Joe Ilgenfritz suffered the loss. Elsberry drops to 6-8 overall and 3-3 in league action.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 11 hours 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

1 hour 5 sec ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas