Hank Vandaveer

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Pacific Senior Baseball Player Hank Vandaveer. Hank pitches and plays the outfield. His current batting average is .357 with one homer, one triple, three doubles and 14 rbi. Hank also has three stolen bases this season. As a pitcher, Hank is the ace of the staff with 25 and two thirds innings pitched. He's 3-1 with 24 strike outs and eight walks and an era of 2.18. Hank will play college baseball at Missouri S&T in Rolla. Hank had a double and a single and scored a run in Monday's 9-3 win over the Union Wildcats.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 17 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 31 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.