Track and Field

The Class 1 and 2 Missouri State Track and Field State Championships

Class 1 Boys
New Haven won the state championship in the 4X800 Relay with a time of 8:20.76
Zach Grater, Keven McDowell, Jon Stone and Seth Schenck
Zach Grater finished tenth in the 3200 Meter Run-10:55.85
Seth Schenck won the state championship in the 800 Meter Run-1:57.46
Seth Schenck finished second in the 1600-Meter Run-4:26.37
The New Haven Boys finished in sixth place with 28 points. Greenfield won state with 57.5 points.

Class 1 Girls
Taylor Covington of New Haven took third in the 800 Meter Run-2:21.61.
Ereka Bailey finished 14th in the Long Jump-14-11.25
New Haven took third in the 4X800 Relay-Taylor Covington, Hannah Kruse, Kayla Borcherding and Hannah Pruessner-10:23.38.
Beth Schenck finished tenth in the High Jump
Taylor Covington finished sixth in the 400-Meter Dash-1:02.71.
Ereka Bailey finished tenth in the Triple Jump-32-07.00
New Haven won the state championship in the 4X400 Relay-Hannah Pruessner, Rachel Steinhoff, Molly Munsinger and Taylor Covington-4:09.31
The New Haven Girls finished in eighth place with 25 points. Mound City won state with 55 points.

Class 2 Boys
Grant Uthlaut of Hermann finished ninth in the 1600-4:41.27

Numerous local athletes qualified for state in Classes 3 and 4. The Championships will be held next Friday and Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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