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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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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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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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