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

19 hours 4 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 29 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.