MJ Buschmann

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 5-10 Senior Forward MJ Buschmann with the St. James Lady Tigers. MJ Averaged 16 points and six rebounds per game. Through 31-games, Buschmann scored 518 points. She shot 51-percent from the floor, 31-percent beyond the arc. Buschmann led the Lady Tigers to a 26-5 record and a third place finish at state. She will attend Mineral Area College in Park Hills to play basketball. Buschmann has been selected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association All-State Team.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

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SPORTS CORNER

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It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.