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

1 day 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 6 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 36 min ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.