Senior Legion Baseball-Washington Falls to West

Washington grabbed a 3-0 lead through four innings of baseball at Westhoff Park Monday night, but the West Jaguars came back with four unearned runs, two in the fifth and two more in sixth and Ryan Franklin made it stand with his second complete game against Washington this season. Franklin finished with seven strike outs and no walks as West improved to 23-5 overall and 9-2 in league action. Noah Borgerding and Aaron Meyer had two hits apiece as Washington dropped to 16-9 and 8-5. Spencer Juergens started but did not figure in the decision. He pitched five innings and gave up two runs in the fifth ending his consecutive scoreless innings streak at 32. Logan Holdermeyer came on in the sixth and was saddled with the loss.

Washington is back in action tonight with a road game against Sullivan. Game time is 7:00. Our next broadcast is Wednesday night when Washington returns to Ronsick Field for a game against St. Peters at 8:30.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 13 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 1 week 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!

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 57 sec ago

Yangervis Solarte and the San Diego Padres try to secure a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night in the middle contest of a three-game series at Petco Park. Acquired from the New York Yankees in the deal that sent third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx, Solarte is hitting .286 with six RBI in seven games with the Padres.