Cullen VanLeer

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Cullen VanLeer of the Pacific Indians. Cullen was named the Most Valuable Player of the Union Tournament last week. He scored 17 points in Pacific's 33-31 overtime win over Borgia in the title game. For the season, Cullen is averaging 23.3 points, 8.4 rebounds, four assists and 1.4 steals per game. He has shot 53.1 percent from the floor and 75.2 on free throws. Cullen was also named the MVP of the Owensville Tournament in early January, leading the Indians to the title. Cullen is also a very good student. He has been a varsity starter since his freshman year and he is capable of playing every position on the floor and he loves playing inside.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 32 min ago

The Cardinals are off today as they travel to Philadelphia for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night against the Phillies. Shelby Miller gets the start for St. Louis. He's 8-and-9 with a 4.25 ERA. Philly counters with Kyle Kendrick, who is 5-and-11 with a 4.90 ERA.