Missouri And Saint Louis In Action This Weekend

Laurence Bowers matched his career high with 23 points despite taking just one shot in the second half, leading No. 16 Missouri to an easy 72-56 victory over Appalachian State. The Tigers are 6-1.

Just a day after the death of their head coach Rick Majerus, the Saint Louis Billikens returned to the court to claim a 62-49 win over the Valparaiso Crusaders at Chaifetz Arena. Majerus left the team earlier in the season due to health concerns and he passed away on Saturday from a heart condition at the age of 64. Jim Crews has been serving as interim head coach. Dwayne Evans led the way with 17 points for Saint Louis. Jordair Jett tallied 14 points, seven assists, and six rebounds, while Mike McCall, Jr. added 10 points.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 2 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 36 sec ago

The Kansas City Chiefs rested all of their regulars and still finished the preseason unbeaten. Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 on Thursday night. Kansas City (4-0) was perfect for the first time since 1969, the season the franchise won its lone Super Bowl title. Isaiah Pead rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (0-4).