Taylor Covington

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field team. Taylor Medaled in four events at the State Track and Field Meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. She finished third in the open 800, sixth in the open 400, third in the 4X800 relay and the capped off the weekend with a state championship, taking first place in the 4X400 relay. Taylor is a junior and just wrapped up her third year on the track team. Taylor and her teammates have made the trip to state before, but this is her first state title. Taylor is a three sport athlete, she also plays volleyball and basketball. Taylor joins former Shamrock Laura Brandt as the only female athletes from New Haven to win four medals in the state track meet. She is also an honor roll student.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 2 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!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 5 hours ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.