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

3 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Baseball Player Adam Gauzy. As a pitcher, Adam has the most innings pitched on the staff with 46. His record is 6-0, he's given up 10 runs, three earned, for a staff low ERA of .450. Adam has struck out 53 batters while walking 11. At the plate, Adam is a switch hitter with an avarage of .315, an on-base percentage of .427 and a slugging percentage of .342.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 day ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 14 min ago

The junior legion state tournament gets underway today in Jackson with two games. Springfield-Glendale will go up against host Jackson at 3:00, followed by Sedalia and Eureka at 5:30. Washington will see action Friday at 12:00 against the winner of the Springfield/Jackson game. The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.