Bethany Coons

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Junior Soccer Player Bethany Coons. Three games into the season, Bethany has scored seven goals, one game winner, with five assists. After playing forward her first two years of high school, Bethany will move to the position of center midfielder this year which may result in fewer goals but more assists. Bethany has made the verbal committment to play soccer at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is also a very good student and maintains a GPA OF 3.667. Bethany scored a goal Monday night in a 3-0 win over Warrenton and she added two more in a 7-1 victory over Pacific Tuesday, giving her 10 goals on the season. Union is currently 5-0 on the season.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 14 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 1 min ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.