Swimming Competition Saturday

It will be the competitive debut for local area master swimmers on Saturday, as they compete in 7 different exhibition events during a meet at the Four Rivers Area YMCA. The meet, involving several metro area YMCA's, features youth age group swimmers from 4 to 18. Swimmers will compete in a range of events, including the 500 yard freestyle, the individual medley, and varying distances of all four strokes. The Four Rivers Area YMCA masters swim program is comprised of adults ages 22 and over. Both the Four Rivers YMCA Penguins youth swim team and the masters program are coached by Lane Page, former head swim coach at Parkway West High School. The first event takes place at 2:30 on saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

13 hours 7 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

5 days 8 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

13 hours 12 min ago

The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.