Drake Raftery

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Football Player Drake Raftery from
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Raftery has six touchdowns on the season. He's five of 11 passing for 45 yards. He's also carried the ball 31 times for 214 yards has 11 catches for 162 yards and three touchdowns. Drake also works on special teams as a kick returner. He is a very good student with a 3.8 GPA

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 sec ago

The Cardinals begin a eight-game road trip tonight that takes them up to the All-Star break. The Cards open a four-game series against the Cubs at Wrigley Field tonight. John Lackey puts his 6-and-5 mark up against Chicago's Jon Lester, who is 4-and-6. First pitch is at 7 p.m. on ESPN. The Cards also play four at Pittsburgh on this trip.