Justin Baylard

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Quarterback Justin Baylard from
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Justin has guided the Borgia offense to victories over Owensville and Union in the first two weeks of the season with a combined total of 104 points. Justin has racked up six touchdowns so far. In the air, he has hit for 76 percent of his pass attempts, 16 of 21 for 210 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for a rating of 132.641. On the ground, Justin has carried the ball 16 times for 111 yards and six touchdowns and he is averaging just under seven yards per carry. Justin also plays baseball for the Knights and Washington Post 218. Coach Dale Gildehaus describes Justin as a "tough kid with good speed and a strong arm". He worked hard during the summer and despite playing baseball, always made time for his football workout. Coach Gildehaus says Justin has also become a strong leader in the huddle.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 5-3 Senior Guard Tesla Ruediger with the Hermann Lady Bearcats. Tesla currentlly ranks fifth in the Four Rivers Conference in scoring averaging 13 points per game. She also pulls down three rebounds with three assists and three steals per outing. Tesla scored 23 points in a 66-61 loss to Harrisburg in the 3rd place game of the South Callaway Tournament Saturday afternoon.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 3 hours ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 13 min ago

Kansas Army National Guard Invitational in Frontenac, Kansas...
Championship-Pacific 55 Fort Scott 31.

St. James Tournament...
Consolation-St. James 46 Sullivan 45
3rd Place-Salem 63 Blair Oaks 55
Championship-Rolla hit a last second shot to beat Licking 68-67.