Austin Repp

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Wrestler Austin Repp from Pacific High School. Austin is the defending state champion at 170 pounds. He currently holds three records at Pacific for career wins, pins and team points. His career record is 169-15. Austin is currently ranked 24th in the nation, according to USA Wrestling. He plans to wrestle in college but hasn't selected a school. You may see Austin in the coaching ranks in the future. Coach Rob Schimsa says Austin is a good communicator and is always willing to help other wrestlers who are learning the sport. Austin is a good student as well. GPA 4.0.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

13 hours 18 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days 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

11 hours 4 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.