Ronnie Suggs

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Basketball Player Ronnie Suggs from Washington High School. Suggs scored 31 points in a loss to the Pacific Indians Saturday evening. The night before, he scored 17 despite the fact that he was recovering from a two week illness. Suggs is currently averaging 23 points and eight rebounds per game. He's hit on 47.32 percent of his field goal attempts, 54 percent on two's and 29 percent on three's. Suggs is also dishing out three assists and grabbing three steals per game. Ronnie has made a verbal commitment to the University of Missouri in Columbia but also has the option of going to a prep school for a year before going to MU. Suggs is a four year varsity player for the Washington Blue Jays.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

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After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.