Track and Field

Two Washington High School Track Athletes were in Alburquerque, New Mexico over the weekend for the "Great Southwest Track and Field Classic". Senior Kirstie Leslie and Junior MC Landolt were members of Team Missouri. Leslie competed in the Decathlon, setting a day one record, shattering the old mark by four-hundred points and established a new national record. The Decathlon included the 100 Meter Dash, the 400 Meter Dash, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin, 100 High Hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump and 1500 Meter Run.
MC "Hammertime" Landolt competed in the 100 Meter Dash and the 4X100 Relay. Landolt ran her second fastest 100 Meter Dash at 12.41 seconds and placed 18th. She anchored the 4X100 Relay team that placed seventh.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 22 sec ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.