Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball

Seniors
Washington will now prepare for the 9th District Tournament after falling to Quincy 4-1 in the quarterfinal of the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament Saturday afternoon. The tournament will get underway Thursday with games at Westhoff Park in O'Fallon and the Rec-Plex in St. Peters.

District Tournaments
Juniors
Washington won the 9th District Post Season Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Elsberry. Gus Kleekamp pitched a complete game as Post 218 notched its 25th win of the year against just four losses. Elsberry drops to 32-8. Both teams advance to the zone tournament this week, which will be hosted by Washington. The games will be played at Borgia Regional High School.

Freshman
9th District Tournament Championship
St. Charles 2 Washington 0 Sunday afternoon
Both teams are in the state tournament in Washington this week. Games will be played at Ronsick Field

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 3 hours 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

7 hours 30 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.