Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington posted two wins Friday. Post 218 defeated Post 189 Lee's Summit 16-7 in the early game and followed up with a 6-2 win over Elsberry to wrap up first place in Pool D with a 4-0 record.
Washington will play Warrensburg at 5:30 Saturday in the quarterfinal.

Juniors
Washington is hosting the 9th District postseason tournament this week. Post 218 advanced to the championship game with an 11-5 win over Pacific Thursday night. Aaron Meyer pitched a complete game. Washington is back in action Saturday afternoon at 1:00.

Freshman
Washington took another step out of the loser's bracket in the 9th District Tournament with a 4-3 win over St. Peters Friday evening in Elsberry. Washington will play at noon Saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 7 hours 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.

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