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 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days 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 day 11 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.