Drake Raftery

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Football Player Drake Raftery from
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Raftery has six touchdowns on the season. He's five of 11 passing for 45 yards. He's also carried the ball 31 times for 214 yards has 11 catches for 162 yards and three touchdowns. Drake also works on special teams as a kick returner. He is a very good student with a 3.8 GPA

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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