Kentucky Tops Missouri in Overtime

Julius Mayes led the way with 24 points, including eight points in the extra session, as the Kentucky Wildcats outlasted the Missouri Tigers in overtime, 90-83, in SEC action at Rupp Arena. For the Wildcats (19-8, 10-4 SEC), Alex Poythress added 21 points, Archie Goodwin scored 18 points and Ryan Harrow netted 16 points. Willie Cauley-Stein pulled down 12 rebounds and blocked seven shots for the hosts.
Phil Pressey led all scorers with 27 points for the Tigers (19-8, 8-6), while Laurence Bowers chipped in with 13 points and Alex Oriakhi posted a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds. Pressey also handed out 10 assists and swiped four steals.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 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 2 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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

9 hours 1 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.