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

6 days 15 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 13 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 2 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