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

2 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 16 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 18 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.