Washington American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington took second in the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament over the weekend. Post 218 knocked off West 4-1 in the semifinal but then fell 4-2 to Jefferson City Post 5 in the title game. Cole Distler pitched a complete game holding Washington to five hits to get the win. Jefferson City is now 32-4 on the season. Washington is 31-6 and will now prepare for the 9th District Tournament this week. Jefferson City center fielder Trevor Schnieders was named the MPV

Freshman
Washington battled out of the elimination bracket to win the 9th District Postseason Tournament Title Sunday afternoon. Post 218 received a first round bye, then suffered a second round loss to Wentzville, but stormed back to beat Wentzville twice in the championship round to take the crown. It wasn't even close in the final game-14-0. Will Davis pitched five innings for the win.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 23 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!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 min ago

The Rams were back on the training field on Thursday with several faces joining them for the first time. Jake Long and William Hayes took the field, which was the first time the projected starting offensive line worked together. The Rams are a week away from opening their preseason schedule against the Saints.