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

6 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 6 min ago

The Cardinals used three home runs to beat the Reds 8-4 at Busch Stadium. Tony Cruz launched a three-run dinger in the victory and Kolten Wong added a two-run homer. Randal Grichuk hit a solo shot with Jason Motte earning the win in relief. Michael Wacha grabbed a no-decision with four-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball as the Cards increased their division lead to three-and-a-half games.