Grant Eckelkamp

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Legion Shortstop Grant Eckelkamp. Current batting average is .375 with an on-base percentage of .509. Grant had 13 hits in five games in the 9th district tournament last week. The event will begin Thursday night. 21 rbi, 48 runs, 9 stolen bases. Grant is a very good fielder and has only committed seven errors this season. He sports a fielding percentage of .960. He is the ideal leadoff man and can hit to all fields. Grant had a hit and scored a run in Washington's 9-6 win over West in the first round of the zone tournament in Moberly Thursday night.

Photo provided by the Washington Missourian

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 32 min ago

Union Tournament...
Four Games
We'll join the 7th place in progress at 3:00-St. Clair vs. Northwest
Consolation-Union vs. Hillsboro-4:00
3rd Place-Washington vs. Lutheran South-5:30
Championship-Borgia vs. Rock Bridge-7:00
Live on KLPW-AM 1220