Jake Lochner

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Baseball Player Jake Lochner from Sullivan High School. Jake leads the pitching staff with an 8-1 record, 46 innings pitched and an earned run average of 0.15. Lochner has only given up seven runs all season and six were unearned. He has also struck out 84 batters while walking 19. Strike out average is 12.78 and Strike out to walk ratio is 4.43. As a hitter, Lochner's average is .372 with 10 runs batted in and three triples and four doubles. Jake also has good speed. He leads the team with ten stolen bases. Jake pitched the final two innings in the continuation game against St. James Friday and struck out five leading the Eagles to a 3-2 win and the Four Rivers Conference Championship. Jake was also named the Four Rivers Conference Player of the Year.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 16 hours ago

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

20 hours 2 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.