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

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

23 hours 10 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.