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

1 day 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 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

12 hours 32 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.