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

4 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 33 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.