Rachael Bassett

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Basketball Player Rachael Bassett. Rachael reached one thousand points for her high school career over the weekend. She averages 13.5 points and eight-rebounds per game. She is a four year varsity starter for the Lady Wildcats. Bassett scored eight-points in a 65-60 win over Waynesville Monday night.

Rachael's athletic career will come to an end following high school graduation. She plans to attend Colorado State University.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 14 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

21 hours 36 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.