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

5 days 15 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 1 day 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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