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

19 hours 19 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Middle Hitter Amanda Vollmer with the Washington High School Volleyball Team. Amanda currently has 58 kills on the year and is averaging more than two kills per game. She also sports a 97.46 serve percentage with seven aces. Amanda is also a good defender with 30 blocks and 38 digs on the season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 hour 1 min ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

48 sec ago

The Cardinals continue their three-game series against the Cubs with the middle game tonight at Wrigley Field. Shelby Miller takes the mound for St. Louis. He's 10-and-9 with a 3.68 ERA. Kyle Hendricks starts for Chicago. He's 7-and-2 with a 2.28 ERA. The series finale is tomorrow night.