Hank Vandaveer

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Pacific Senior Baseball Player Hank Vandaveer. Hank pitches and plays the outfield. His current batting average is .357 with one homer, one triple, three doubles and 14 rbi. Hank also has three stolen bases this season. As a pitcher, Hank is the ace of the staff with 25 and two thirds innings pitched. He's 3-1 with 24 strike outs and eight walks and an era of 2.18. Hank will play college baseball at Missouri S&T in Rolla. Hank had a double and a single and scored a run in Monday's 9-3 win over the Union Wildcats.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 9 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 47 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.