Kyle Summers

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Football Player Kyle Summers. Coach Zach Schneider will rely on Kyle a lot this season. As a junior, Summers carried the ball 93 times for 739 yards and 13 touchdowns averaging just under eight yards per carry. Defensively, Kyle made 77 tackles with 10 assists and one sack. Summers is a 5-10, 195 pound senior. His number is 44. Blue Jay fans will see Kyle at running back and linebacker this season.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 hours 31 min 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

4 days 21 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

2 hours 42 sec ago

The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.