Brock Olivo Joins the Chiefs Coaching Staff

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced the club has hired former University of Missouri and NFL running back Brock Olivo to serve as the team's Assistant Special Teams Coach. Olivo joins the Chiefs after two seasons as an assistant coach with Coastal Carolina where he coached the running backs and assisted on special teams. Olivo helped guide the Borgia Knights to the 1993 State Championship with a 14-0 record. While at MU, Olivo rushed for more than three thousand yards and led the team in scoring three straight seasons. Olivo was also the nation's first recipient of the Mosi Tatupu Award as college football's top special teams player. He spent four seasons with the Detroit Lions from 1998 to 2001 where he served as a running back and captain of the Lions special teams units.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

51 min 47 sec ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.