Jamie Gleeson

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Hermann Basketball Player Jamie Gleeson. Jamie is off to a terrific start to the season, averaging 18.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. She is a good all around athlete and led Hermann to the Class 2 Volleyball Championship this past fall. Gleeson is a major threat inside and is shooting just under 60 percent from floor. She is also averaging just under four steals per game. Jamie is a good student and plans to play basketball in college. She recently broke the career rebounding record at Hermann High School and now has 729. Shelby Winkelmann was the old record holder. In addition, Jamie has surpassed one thousand points for her high school career. Gleeson scored 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds in a 60-34 win over St. Clair Thursday night.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 16 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 12 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

15 hours 31 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.