Matt Foster

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Baseball Player Matt Foster. Foster has a batting average of .640, the highest in the St. Louis metropolitan area. On base percentage is .735 with a slugging percentage of .840. He also has five runs batted in and he leads the team in runs scored with 11. He's also walked eight times, has one stolen base and has struck out just one time. Matt had two hits with three batted in and two walks in a 16-0 win over New Haven Monday afternoon. He also pitched an inning. Matt would like to play college baseball. He has another year of high school and Coach Mike Carmi says Matt has the talent to play at the next level.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 5 min ago

St. Clair at Union in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Kickoff 7:00, Pigskin Preview 6:05 on KLPW.
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Hermann at Owensville
Pacific at Sullivan
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South
St. James hosts Ash Grove
Borgia hosts Cardinal Ritter
Washington hosts St. Charles West
Wright City hosts South Callaway
Cuba at Brentwood