Senior Legion Baseball

Washington Wood Bat Classic Tournamennt...

Sunday...
Semifinals
Washington 11 Manchester 1
Jefferson City 8 Jackson 6
Championship Game-Rained Out

Saturday...
Washington beat Springfield 9-1.

Friday...
Washington used three pitchers to defeat Dunklin County 12-8 at Ronsick Field Friday night. Zack Pointer started, Tyler Murray came on in the third and Trent Leimkuehler pitched the last three innings. Murray got the win and Leimkuehler the save as Washington improved to 15-3 on the year. Post 218 scored three runs in the fourth inning, added six in the fifth and three big insurance runs in the seventh. Dilan Bollmann, Noah Borgerding, Sam Katzung and Luke Hasenjaeger had two hits apiece. Washington is now 3-0 in pool play. The tournament will run through Sunday evening.

Washington is back in action Saturday with a game against Springfield. 7:30 first pitch on KLPW-AM 1220.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 53 min ago

Jon Jay doubled and scored on Kolten Wong's sac-fly in the eighth as the Cardinals clipped the Reds 2-1 at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter homered in the first for St. Louis, which swept the three-game series. Adam Wainwright outdueled Cincinnati's Mike Leake for his second win.