Creighton Tops Wichita State For MVC Title

Jahenns Manigat had 16 points and five rebounds to lift Creighton to a 68-65 win over Wichita State in the final of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Ethan Wragge added 15 points for the Bluejays, who are headed to their second straight NCAA Tournament with their second MVC Tourney title in as many seasons. Malcolm Armstead scored a game-high 28 points with nine rebounds for the Shockers, who drop to 26-and-8 and 12-and-6 in the MVC.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 20 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 33 sec ago

The Union Post 297 Juniors beat Sullivan Post 18 10-3 last night. Logan West was the winning pitcher in relief and Connor Fitzhugh had two hits and three batted in.

Coming up tonight in Senior Legion action, Washington will host Warrenton at Ronsick Field. Game time is 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.