Senior Legion Baseball-Wednesday, July 2

In senior legion baseball last night, Washington routed St. Peters 11-1 in seven innings at Ronsick Field. Austin Finder was the winning pitcher. He went five innings with eight strike outs and two walks. Justin Shuler pitched the sixth and seventh to close it out. Finder also had two hits, including a triple, reached base three times and scored three runs. Noah Borgerding doubled twice and scored two runs. Post 218 improves to 18-9 overall and 10-5 in 9th district action. St. Peters drops to 12-14 and 6-8.

Washington is back in action this evening with a game against St. Charles at Blanchette Park. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220. Aaron Meyer is the scheduled starter.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 23 hours 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 hour 45 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.