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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 5-11 Senior Guard Tate Marquart-St. Francis Borgia Basketball.


Stats-8.8 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists and 1.46 steals per game.

FG Percentage-44.6. Tate is 27 of 68 on three pointers for 39.7 percent and he is 59 of 74 from the free throw line for 79.7 percent.

Against Tolton Catholic last week, Tate Posted 18 points and 4 assists and was 12 of 14 from the line helping Borgia beat the Trailblazers 66-61.

Tate is a three-sport athlete-Football, Basketball and Track.


Tate will continue his football career at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar.

He plans to Major in Business.

Interview with Borgia Head Basketball Coach Dave Neier talking about Tate:
Interview with Borgia Head Football Coach Dale Gildehaus talking about Tate's football career at Borgia:
Interview with Borgia's Tate Marquart:

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Ava Sykes-Junior Guard-Union Wildcats.


Stats 9 points per game (35% from 3) 3.3 rebounds per game 3 assists per game 2.6 steals per game

All tournament team Lutheran South Tournament.

She was also the KLPW MVP in the Union Tournament.

Ava took the reins as the starting point guard out of necessity. She is a worker who is not one to back down from a challenge. She put in a ton of time in the off-season to prepare herself for the role and has thrived in it. Ava is an outstanding athlete, playing basketball and soccer, and an amazing role model for the younger athletes coming up behind her.

GPA: 3.3

Favorite Subject: English

The Interview with Ava Sykes can be played here:

Interview with Union Head Coach Nick Kelley talking about Ava:

The KLPW Radio Student/Athlete of the Week is 6-0 Senior Guard/Forward-Aubri Meyer-New Haven Shamrocks.

6.8 points/game.

9.4 rebounds/game

2 assists/game.

3.3 steals/game.

1 block/game.

Career 2023:

 Class 2 District 4 All district.

2nd Team All Conference.

3rd Team All-Area.

4Rivers Academic All Conference.

Class 2 3rd Place Champion.


 Montgomery Co. All Tournament. Union All Tournament.

Season Highlight-All Tournament Team at Union. New Haven beat Borgia in the 3rd Place game.

Career Highlight-As a Junior, Aubri helped New Haven take 3rd Place in the Class 2 Show-me Showdown in Springfield last season.


Major will be Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound.

Interview with Aubri Meyer:
Interview with New Haven Head Coach Austin Peirick:

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Wrestler Casey Olszowka-Washington Blue Jays.

Olszowka wrapped up his high school career with a 3rd place finish at the MSHSAA State Championships Saturday in Columbia. He finished with a remarkable 51-1 record.

Casey entered the state tournament undefeated at 47-0, won his first two matches, lost the semifinal, then bounced back to take 3rd with a 2-0 decision over Lucas Parietti of Whitfield.

Interview with Washington Wrestling's Casey Olszowka:
Interview with Washington Wresting Coach Josh Ohm:

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