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 39 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Baseball Player Drew Reed with the Union Wildcats. Drew is off to a terrific start to the season. In ten official at bats, Drew has an average of .700, seven hits, five singles and two doubles, and leads the team with six runs batted in. Number one position is catcher, but coach Ryan Bailey will also use him as a pitcher.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 20 hours 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

22 hours 35 min ago

Golf...
Union Tournament at Birch Creek. The top three teams were Sullivan with a 334, Owensville with a 341 and Borgia with a 342. Austin Hoerstkamp of Borgia was the medallist with a five over par 77.
Washington competed in the Bogey Hills Invitational, hosted by St. Charles. Low scores for Washington carded by Matt Hoemann and Eric Hasenjaeger, four over par 75's.