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

6 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 17 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas