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

4 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 33 min ago

The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.

The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.