Dilan Bollmann

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Senior Legion Second Baseman Dilan Bollmann. Dilan had two hits and scored a run in a 3-2 victory over Post 1 Omaha, Nebraska in the second round of pool play in the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament. Current batting average is .326 with a .434 on base percentage and a .413 slugging percentage. Dilan is a good contact hitter with eight doubles, 36 runs and 18 runs batted in. As a defender at second, Dilan bosts a .926 fielding percentage with 52 assists, 23 putouts and nine double plays. Dilan is a 2013 graduate of Washington High School.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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SPORTS CORNER

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Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.