Austin Repp

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Wrestler Austin Repp from Pacific High School. Austin is the defending state champion at 170 pounds. He currently holds three records at Pacific for career wins, pins and team points. His career record is 169-15. Austin is currently ranked 24th in the nation, according to USA Wrestling. He plans to wrestle in college but hasn't selected a school. You may see Austin in the coaching ranks in the future. Coach Rob Schimsa says Austin is a good communicator and is always willing to help other wrestlers who are learning the sport. Austin is a good student as well. GPA 4.0.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 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

2 hours 40 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.