New Coaches Hired at Washington High

Grant Young spent one year at Union as the varsity girls basketball coach. He guided the Lady Wildcats to a 16-9 record. It was announced at last night's Washington School Board meeting that Coach Young has been tabbed as the new varsity boys coach at Washington High School. In addition, the board hired Adam Meyer as the new JV boys coach. Young replaces Chip Sodemann and Meyer replaces Josh Hall.
It was revealed back in March that Sodemann was leaving Washington to take the reigns as coach of the new Wentzville-Liberty High School program.

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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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Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.