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

10 hours 33 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 28 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.