Karinne Lane

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Hermann Senior Guard Karinne Lane. Karinne was named to the Class 3 All State Team this week. She scored 26 points in her final game as a Hermann Bearcat in the third place game of the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Championships at Mizzou Arena. Karinne was eight of 16 from the floor with three-three point baskets and also finished seven of 11 from the line. She also posted three rebounds, three assists and three steals in leading Hermann to a 68-53 win over Saxony Lutheran. For the season, Karinne averaged 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals per game. Karinne also finished as the career leader at Hermann in 546 assists and 426 steals. She played volleyball her first three years of high school but decided to run cross country this year and had a good season. She won the Four Rivers Conference meet and qualified for state. Karinne is also a 4.0 student. She will graduate this spring and attend William Woods University in Fulton. Karinne wants to be a Veterinarian.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

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Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.