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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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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