Matt Miller

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Junior Baseball Player Matt MIller.
Current batting average is .324 with six rbi. On base percentage is .419 with a slugging percentage of .324. Matt can play any position in the outfield. He has above average speed with a strong arm. As a pitcher, Matt has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of .98 through 18.3 innings pitched. Matt has racked up 20 strike outs and issued 12 walks. Matt played his freshman year, but had to sit out his sophomore year due to an ankle injury. Matt will usually bat in the middle to bottom third in the lineup, however, he has been leading off in the past week while Brian Trigg attends the DECA Conference. Coach Scott Bray describes Matt as a hard worker with a positive attitude.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 6 sec ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.