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

1 day 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 5 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.