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

6 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 34 min ago

The Cardinals used three home runs to beat the Reds 8-4 at Busch Stadium. Tony Cruz launched a three-run dinger in the victory and Kolten Wong added a two-run homer. Randal Grichuk hit a solo shot with Jason Motte earning the win in relief. Michael Wacha grabbed a no-decision with four-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball as the Cards increased their division lead to three-and-a-half games.