Track and Field

The Class 1 and 2 Missouri State Track and Field State Championships

Class 1 Boys
New Haven won the state championship in the 4X800 Relay with a time of 8:20.76
Zach Grater, Keven McDowell, Jon Stone and Seth Schenck
Zach Grater finished tenth in the 3200 Meter Run-10:55.85
Seth Schenck won the state championship in the 800 Meter Run-1:57.46
Seth Schenck finished second in the 1600-Meter Run-4:26.37
The New Haven Boys finished in sixth place with 28 points. Greenfield won state with 57.5 points.

Class 1 Girls
Taylor Covington of New Haven took third in the 800 Meter Run-2:21.61.
Ereka Bailey finished 14th in the Long Jump-14-11.25
New Haven took third in the 4X800 Relay-Taylor Covington, Hannah Kruse, Kayla Borcherding and Hannah Pruessner-10:23.38.
Beth Schenck finished tenth in the High Jump
Taylor Covington finished sixth in the 400-Meter Dash-1:02.71.
Ereka Bailey finished tenth in the Triple Jump-32-07.00
New Haven won the state championship in the 4X400 Relay-Hannah Pruessner, Rachel Steinhoff, Molly Munsinger and Taylor Covington-4:09.31
The New Haven Girls finished in eighth place with 25 points. Mound City won state with 55 points.

Class 2 Boys
Grant Uthlaut of Hermann finished ninth in the 1600-4:41.27

Numerous local athletes qualified for state in Classes 3 and 4. The Championships will be held next Friday and Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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

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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

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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