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 10 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 6 days 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

13 hours 5 min ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.