Janie Arand

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Janie Arand, Senior Basketball Player at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Janie reached one thousand points for her high school career in a game against Bishop DuBourg last week. For the season, Janie is averaging 16.5 points and seven rebounds per game. She is also shooting 81.5 percent from the free throw line and dishing out about two assists per game. Arand has signed to play basketball at Missouri S&T in Rolla. Janie is a three sport athlete. She was the setter and one of four seniors that led Borgia to the Class 3 State Volleyball title this past fall. She also plays soccer in the spring.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 11 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

1 week 7 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

9 hours 16 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.