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

3 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 32 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.