Matt Jones

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Matt Jones, Catcher with the Washington Senior Legion Baseball Team. Matt finished the season with a .247 batting average and an on base percentage of .364. He posted 27 runs with 31 batted in. As a pitcher, Jones was 1-0 with two saves, 24 strike outs and eight walks over 18 and a third innings. Matt is an outstanding catcher who handles the pitchers extremely well, possesses a strong arm and rarely allows a ball in the dirt to get by. Matt is a graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. He will attend Hannibal LaGrange University on a baseball scholarship.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 18 min ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

33 min 40 sec ago

The game time for the Washington/St. Clair high school football game Friday night has been moved back to 8:00 due to the extreme heat. As a result of the change, will now broadcast the first hour of the Borgia/Owensville game at 7:00 then switch to Washington at 8:00 with Borgia and Owensville as the update game the rest of the night. Live on KLPW AM 1220.