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

23 hours 48 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 33 sec ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.