Blues Beat Preds

T.J. Oshie and Vladimir Tarasenko each scored in the shootout to lift the Blues to a 4-3 win over the Predators from St. Louis. Tarasenko tied the game at three with 12 minutes left to play in regulation. Jaden Schwartz and David Backes also lit the lamp for St. Louis, which has won four of its last five. Brian Elliott had 28 saves in net for the victors. Paul Gaustad, Mike Fisher and Roman Josi all scored for Nashville, which had won two in-a-row. Carter Hutton made 31 saves in the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 12 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 5 min ago

No. 17 Missouri is going back to the SEC championship. The Tigers scored 18 unanswered points and forced a late turnover to secure a 21-14 win over Arkansas. Missouri, which has won six games in a row, returns to the SEC title game for the second straight season.