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

3 days 16 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 1 day 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

12 hours 14 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.