Kirstie Leslie

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Kirstie Leslie with the Washington Track and Field Team. Leslie had a good weekend at the State Meet in Jefferson City taking Fourth in the Pole Vault, Fifth in the Long Jump and Sixth in the Triple Jump. Leslie completes her Washington High School career as an 11-time GAC Champion, 11 time All-District selection, nine-time State Qualifier and four-time All-State Athlete. Kirstie will run track on a scholarship to Missouri State University in Springfield. She is at the top of her class with a 3.95 GPA and plans to go into Pre-Med.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 47 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 9 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 33 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.