Bethany Coons

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Junior Soccer Player Bethany Coons. Three games into the season, Bethany has scored seven goals, one game winner, with five assists. After playing forward her first two years of high school, Bethany will move to the position of center midfielder this year which may result in fewer goals but more assists. Bethany has made the verbal committment to play soccer at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is also a very good student and maintains a GPA OF 3.667. Bethany scored a goal Monday night in a 3-0 win over Warrenton and she added two more in a 7-1 victory over Pacific Tuesday, giving her 10 goals on the season. Union is currently 5-0 on the season.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

17 hours 49 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days 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

15 hours 35 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.