Washington American Legion Baseball-Wednesday, July 9

Seniors

Thusday
Blue Springs Tournament
Washington beat Bellevue, Nebraska 4-2. Post 218 improves to 2-0 in pool play.

Washington is off to a good start in pool play from the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament. Post 218 shutout the Gravette Lions from Arkansas 7-0. Ryan Becszlko finished with two sacrifice bunts, a double and two batted in as Washington improved to 23-9 on The Tournament will run through Sunday

Juniors
9th District Post-Season Tournament...
Washington edged Union 2-1 at Ronsick Field. Adam Gauzy was the winning pitcher. Post 218 scored in the first and seventh. Union's lone run came in the fourth. Washington finished with seven hits and no errors. Union finished the game with five hits and one error. Washington will play St. Peters Friday at 6:00 at Ronsick Field.

Freshman
9th District Post-Season Tournament...
Washington shutout Hannibal 3-0 at Elsberry. Zach Finley pitched six innings for the win and Zach Stahlman finished things off pitching the seventh for the save. At the plate, Jacob Unnerstall doubled in two runs. Washington is back in action Friday night at 8:30 at the Elsberry Legion Field.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

23 hours 41 min ago

Union 55 Pacific 7
Borgia 42 Kennedy 6
Battle 56 Washington 8
O'Fallon Christian 50 Wright City 12
Salem 50 St. James 27
Southern Boone 40 Owensville 24
Priory 49 Sullivan 17
Hermann 36 Transportation and Law 6
Cuba 30 Jefferson 0
Moberly 42 Warrenton 0

Saturday...
St. Clair at Westminster 2:00