OSKALOOSA, IA – It’s time to announce the KKSI-FM Athlete of the Week brought to you by Josh, Brenda and the team at Meridian Credit Union in Ottumwa, where it feels like home.
The KKSI-FM Athlete of the Week is: Oskaloosa cross country runner Patrick DeRonde! The junior earned a fifth place finish and a trip to the Class 3A State Championship with a time of 16:52 at last week’s Qualifying Meet at Pella. DeRonde will run for the state title tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 in Fort Dodge.
Ottumwa Radio’s Athlete of the Week program is made possible by the generosity of Meridian Credit Union, and the cooperation of our area high schools. This is a great accomplishment and one to be very proud of. Please join us in congratulating Patrick DeRonde! All of us at Ottumwa Radio Group wish you luck at tomorrow’s State Championship meet.