New Coach Hired at Union

Union High School has hired a new girls basketball coach. Dusty Weiskopf is a graduate of Sullivan High School and University of Missouri-St. Louis. His teaching duties include Health and PE. This past season, Weiskopf was an assistant coach at Waynesville High School, under Coach Chris Pilz. The two previous seasons, Weiskopf was the head coach at Van Buren High School. He also worked with Coach Pilz at UMSL as a student assistant. Weiskopf replaces Grant Young who left Union to take the boys basketball coaching job at Washington High.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days 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

23 hours 40 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.