Washington Senior Legion Baseball

Washington remained unbeaten in the 9th District with a 23-3 thrashing of Wentzville at Ronsick Field last night. Jared Walde pitched five innings with two strike outs and two walks to improve to 5-0 on the year. Post 218 is now 20-3 overall and 12-0 in league action. Trent Leimkuehler had three hits including a two run homer in the second inning. Wentzville drops to 4-4 both overall and in district play.

Washington is back in action Friday night with a home game against St. Peters. Game time is 7:00 and it will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. It will be "Kids Night" at Ronsick Field. Kids 12 and under will receive free ice cream and run the bases after the game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 2 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

30 min 2 sec ago

J.A. Happ tossed seven scoreless innings as the Pirates dropped the Cardinals, 9-3 at Busch Stadium. Happ struck out eight to earn his fourth win with Pittsburgh. Starling Marte finished with three hits and three RBI as the Bucs snapped a four-game skid. Carlos Martinez gave up seven hits and four runs to take the loss for St. Louis. Cody Stanley notched a pinch-hit two-run single in defeat.