Coach Ray Steinhoff Announces Retirement

After 30 years of coaching and teaching in the New Haven School District, Ray Steinhoff has decided to retire. He plans to finish out the school year and then hang it up. Steinhoff cited personal reasons for his decision. His daughter, Rachel will graduate this spring and has accepted a scholarship to play basketball at Truman State University in Kirksville. Steinhoff started teaching physical education at New Haven High School in 1982 and worked as the assistant boys basketball coach before taking over as head coach in 1985. Steinhoff finishes with 550 career wins, 11 District Titles, four trips to state, including three State Championships and four Four Rivers Conference Titles.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.