Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Northeast Missouri State University Football Team will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame next week. It's only the second time in the history of the Missouri Hall that a team will be inducted. The Northeast Missouri State Bulldogs won the MIAA championship three consecutive years, 1969, 1970 and 1971. 13 players were from Washington, 11 from Washington High School and two from St. Francis Borgia. The players were: Ken Bebermeyer, Jim Gephardt, Deon Johaning, Dave Fleer, Steve Wilmesher, Tom Bueker, Tim Hayes, Mike Curran, Bill Harman, Dave Hoffmann, Rodney Ford, Dale Gildehaus and Joe Feltmann. The team also included former Washington Superintendent Greg Wilson and Borgia retired teacher, Steve Lahay. 125 former teammates are expected to attend the induction ceremony next Wednesday in Kirksville.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.