Craig Winkelmann

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Basketball Player Craig Winkelmann from Hermann High School. In a recent celebration of 100 Years of Basketball at Hermann, it was released that Craig will finish in the top five in three categories, scoring, assists and steals. He is currently averaing 15.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, four assists and two steals per game. When Craig graduates in May, he will finish his high school career with 12 varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball. On top of that he started all four years in each sport and held a leadership role each year as a quarterback, point guard and catcher. It doesn't stop there, Craig is an outstanding student with a 4.0 GPA. Winkelmann plans to retire from athletics after high school and concentrate on engineering while attending Missouri S&T in Rolla.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 7 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.