HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL-FRIDAY, MAY 20TH-WASHINGTON VS. HELIAS-5:00 ON THE KLPW SPORTS STREAM. 

Local First.

We are happy you found us!  Welcome to the first radio station to be registered with the FCC in Franklin County, Missouri. 

Scroll down for local Athlete of the Week, Local News & Sports, Current Events, KLPW Programs and Personalities and more.

Local Sports - Atheletes of the Week!

Coverage by the one and only John Covington. Contact us regarding sponsoring our local athletes.

Upcoming Action and Local Athlete Detail

Check out local athlete interviews and stats, very important announcements and/or news!

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 6-1 Senior Forward Kaitlyn Patke-St. Francis Borgia Basketball

Kaitlyn scored 20 points leading Borgia to a 55-26 win over St. Charles Monday night and reached one thousand points for her high school career. Season averages-17.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.53 steals per game.

Career Highlights:
  •  AAA- All Conference-1st team (Soph and Jr) 
  •  All-Tournament teams-Sullivan Tournament (Soph-senior) Borgia Tournament(Junior) 
  •  Athlete of the Week for Missourian Soph-Senior 
  •  KLPW Athlete of the Week-
  • Junior and Senior All Area-1st team
  • Junior 1000 career points 
  •  GPA-3.903
Kaitlyn will continue her academic and athletic career at Truman State University in Kirksville. She plans to major in Business Administration.
Check out her interview here:


Coach Staci Ahoulihan and Kaitlyn Patke

The KLPW Radio Student/Athlete of the Week is Junior Baseball Player Will Mentz from Union High School.

Batting Average .476 with 1 home run, 2 doubles, 2 triples, 5 singles and 12 rbi. 

On base percentage .560

11 runs and 9 stolen bases.

As a pitcher, Mentz is currently 2-0.  

He also plays centerfield and bats second in the lineup.  



Interview with Will on KLPW:   


The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 6-3 Senior Guard/Forward Sam Scheer-New Haven Basketball. Statistics through 19 games this season. 15.3 points, 9.4 rebounds per game. Overall shooting percentage-50.8, 55.2 on two pointers and 36.4 percent outside the arc. 2020-2021 FRC 6th Man of the Year. Season Highlights 2022 South Callaway All-Tournament 1st Team 2022 Hermann All Tournament 1st Team He has 6 Double-Doubles on the year Made the Game-Winning shot against Montgomery County on January 14.
Check out his interview here:


Coach Aaron Peirick and Sam Scheer

#22 THE KLPW RADIO STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS 6-3 SENIOR GUARD KADEN MOTLEY-UNION WILDCATS.

KADEN REACHED ONE-THOUSAND POINTS FOR HIS HIGH SCHOOL CAREER IN A GAME LAST THURSDAY.

SEASON STATS-16.4 POINTS, 2.7 REBOUNDS, 3.06 ASSISTS, 2.61 STEALS PER GAME. MOTLEY IS SHOOTING 73.6 PERCENT FROM THE FREE THROW LINE. 47.3 PERCENT OUTSIDE THE ARC.

TWO TIME FIRST TEAM ALL CONFERENCE SELECTION
TWO TIME FIRST TEAM ALL DISTRICT SELECTION
TWO TIME ALL AREA SELECTION
THREE TIME ALL TOURNAMENT SELECTION AT BORGIA THANKSGIVING AND UNION TOURNAMENTS.
TWO TIME ALL TOURNAMENT SELECTION AT WASHINGTON OWENSVILLE
ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM SELECTION.

KADEN PLANS TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA TO MAJOR IN NUTRITION EXCERCISE PHYSIOLOGY.

WEIGHTED GPA-4.5.

UNWEIGHTED GPA-4.0.


Check out his interview here:


Coach Christopher Simmons and Kaden Motley

The KLPW Radio Student-Athlete of the Week is Ryan Meek from St. Clair High School-State Champion Wrestler at 113 pounds.

Ryan defeated Caleb Husch of Cameron 8-3 in the title match Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.

Coach Mel Hughes-"It was so gratifying to see Ryan Meek win his first state title appearance after coming so close to making it last season. He was the epitome of what we like to see from our wrestlers that being relentless in his attacks every second he was in the mat. His sights are clearly set on winning a second state championship in 2023."

Career Highlights-Ryan Meek-"I started when I was four. My dad got me into it. I won two USA state titles in 7th and 8th grade.

I was a two time USA state runner up in 5th and 6th grade. Won corn cob Nationals in 6th grade. Won grand river rumble in Oklahoma in 8th grade. Took third in Tulsa Nationals in 5th grade. Was on tons of Missouri National dual teams. Over summer going into my junior year, I finished in the top 16 at high school nationals."


Check out his interview here:


Coach Mel Hughes and Ryan Meek

KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week-Washington Sophomore Soccer Player-Avery Lanemann.

Avery had 6 goals and 2 assists in three games this past weekend in the Warrenton Tournament and helped the Blue Jays win the championship.

Avery is a two year starter for Washington.

Coach Adam Fischer says she is steady and consistent each game.

Check out his interview here:


Coach Adam Fischer and Avery Lanemann

Sophomore Forward-Carter Short-St. Clair Basketball-The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week.

Friday-Carter posted 8 points and 11 rebounds leading St. Clair to a 60-57 win over Warrenton.

Wednesday, He logged 8 points and 15 rebounds in a 55-49 win over Wright City.

Monday-Carter filled the stat sheet with a double-double, 13 points and 17 rebounds in a loss to Festus.

Season Stats-8.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.

Check out his interview here:
Check 

Coach Tim Isgrig regarding Carter Short

Local News/Obits

Click here for local news, events and obituary announcements.

KLPW

The KLPW Team

We cover the spectrum of classic and nastalgic Rock and great contemporary music at different times of the day and night.
KLPW

Diane Jones

Live, Lively & Local. Tune in to the KLPW Morning Show weekdays from 7:45am to 10am with award-winning broadcaster Diane Jones...
Click for more...

KLPW

John Covington

KLPW employee since 1985.
Click for more...

KLPW

Radio Rich Dalton

St. Louis Radio Hall of Famer Radio Rich Dalton plays the very best of classic rock and Americana, weekdays 10am to 2pm...
Click for more...

KLPW

Ray Leslie

Ray brings a fresh face and sound to the KLPW airwaves. Her show airs weekday afternoons from 2pm to 6 pm...
Click for more...

KLPW

Katy Kruze

Known as “The Queen of Rock and Roll”, Katy has been in radio and TV for over 25 years. Known as “The Queen of Rock and Roll”... Click for more...

KLPW

Joe Riechers

Joe is the behind the scenes glue for our staff and station, all round helper and voice for commercials here on KLPW...
Click for more...

Sales Team

Reach out to one of our Sales team members for rates and a strategy! 
KLPW

Tim Jones

Reach out to Tim for professional advertising assistance and direction for your organization.

KLPW

Kyle Bell

As our Sales Exec, contact Kyle to work with you and your advertising needs.

Submit Your Media

Perhaps you have a great video of one of the local sporting events we cover or something fun and inspiring.  Become a KLPW Fan with a login, earn KLPW tokens you can spend in our store or earn discounts with advertisers.  All uploads are reviewed before being used on our website. 

Submit Videos 

Click here to our KLPW Fan section for uploading video content.  File size limit is comparable to your mobile device.  Thank you for sharing and interacting with us!

Submit Pictures

Click here to our KLPW Fan section for uploading picture content. Thank you for sharing and interacting with us!

Our Advertisers

Please consider supporting your local businesses that support your local community through KLPW.

Sponsored Ad:
Sponsored Ad:
Sponsored Ad:
 

KLPW Newsletter

Want to stay informed on what is going on with KLPW or to get special announcements for issues, news and events that may affect or entice you?   Just give us your name and e-mail here.