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

2 days 22 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 17 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

19 hours 48 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.