State Championship Golf Competition

Class 4 at Dalhousie in Cape Girardeau...
Washington's Brad Carpenter won the individual title with a one over par 145. Carp shot a one under 71 Monday and followed with a two over 74 Tuesday to finish six strokes ahead of the second place golfer, Matt Echelmeier of Rock Bridge. Carpenter's teammates, Eric Hasenjaeger tied for 79th with a two day total of 185 and Matt Hoemann tied for 87th with a 191.

Class 3 at Freemont Hills Country Club in Nixa...
Ethan Luecke of Warrenton finished in a tie for fifth with a two day total of 152.
Zane West-Derby of Owensville tied for 28th with a 166
Andrew McClure of Borgia shot a 168 and finished tied for 36th
Gavin Yociss of Sullivan tied for 47th with a 170
Colin Hayes of St. James finished with a 208 and tied for 91st.

Class 2 at Silo Ridge in Bolivar...
Collin Hart of Hermann carded a 162 and tied for 16th.
Ross Henson of Hermann tied for 34th with a 168.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 21 hours ago

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

2 weeks 19 hours ago

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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

22 hours 8 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.