Janie Arand

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Volleyball Player Janie Arand from
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. The senior setter recorded 21 assists in the state title match leading Borgia to a 25-23 25-21 victory over Carl Junction. For the season, Arand finished with 716 assists, averaging 10 per game. She had 66 kills and served 94 percent with 27 aces. Arand also played good defense and finished with 207 digs and 23 blocks. She also plays basketball and soccer.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 21 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

2 weeks 20 hours ago

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 8 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.