Justin Biermann

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Football Player Justin Biermann.
Justin finished his final year of football at Sullivan with 27 touchdowns, 1,675 yards rushing and 328 yards passing. He also played in the defensive secondary where he made 37 tackles with 29 assists and seven interceptions. Justin also served as a return man on special teams. He was named the Four Rivers Conference Player of the Year. Justin also plays basketball and golf, but his goal is to play football in college. He hasn't picked a school yet, but several schools are interested.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 4 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 9 sec ago

J.A. Happ tossed seven scoreless innings as the Pirates dropped the Cardinals, 9-3 at Busch Stadium. Happ struck out eight to earn his fourth win with Pittsburgh. Starling Marte finished with three hits and three RBI as the Bucs snapped a four-game skid. Carlos Martinez gave up seven hits and four runs to take the loss for St. Louis. Cody Stanley notched a pinch-hit two-run single in defeat.