Sam Deschenes

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sam Deschenes with the Washington Post 218 Senior Legion Baseball Team. Sam finished the season with .243 batting average, 38 runs scored and 17 batted in. He finished the regular season second in stolen bases with 13. Deschenes homered in the state tournament in Sedalia. He played left field for a team that finished 39-10, won the state title and advanced to the regional in New Orleans. Deschenes graduated from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington this past spring.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 hour 39 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 min ago

Class 4 District 9 at Sullivan...
Girls opening round...
Union vs. Owensville at 6:00
St. Clair vs. Pacific at 7:30

Class 5 District 8 at Washington...
Girls opening round...
Parkway Central vs. Lafayette at 6:00
Boys opening round...
Washington vs. Eureka at 7:30

Class 4 District 8 at Kirksville...
Boys first round...
Warrenton vs. Kirksville at 9:00