Washington Legion Baseball Post 218 AAA offense too much for Sullivan in 20-5 rout

In senior legion action last night, Washington pounded Sullivan 20-5 in seven innings. John Himmelberg had four hits and Nick Thiel three with Seth Bollmann driving home five runs. Chris Bethel and Ross Seitter pitched with Bethel posting the win. Washington improves to 17-9 overall and 9-5 in district action.

Washington is back in action tonight with a home game against St. Peters. Game time is 8:30 on KLPW-AM 1220. Austin Finder is the scheduled starter.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 19 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

19 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.