Matt Foster

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Baseball Player Matt Foster. Foster has a batting average of .640, the highest in the St. Louis metropolitan area. On base percentage is .735 with a slugging percentage of .840. He also has five runs batted in and he leads the team in runs scored with 11. He's also walked eight times, has one stolen base and has struck out just one time. Matt had two hits with three batted in and two walks in a 16-0 win over New Haven Monday afternoon. He also pitched an inning. Matt would like to play college baseball. He has another year of high school and Coach Mike Carmi says Matt has the talent to play at the next level.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 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

13 hours 3 min ago

The Cardinals make the final stop on their three-city road trip tonight in San Francisco. The play the first of three against the Giants at 9:15 p.m., with Michael Wacha seeking his 16th win for St. Louis. San Francisco starts Mike Leake, who is 9-and-6 on the year.