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

5 days 8 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 25 min ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 1 min ago

The opener of this Western Conference First Round series will be hard to top from an entertainment standpoint. Alexander Steen's goal 26 seconds into triple overtime gave the St. Louis Blues a hard-fought victory against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, but the stakes only get higher in Game 2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center. Each team has positives to take into the next meeting.