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.

Photo provided by the Washington Missourian

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 11 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 1 day 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

6 hours 42 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.