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 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 30 min ago

Boys Basketball...
The Union Tournament resumes with a pair of consolation semifinal games.
Hillsboro vs. Northwest at 5:30
Union vs. St. Clair at 7:00-Live on KLPW-AM 1220.