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

4 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

FRANKLIN COUNTY NEEDS A POOL - 01/14/2015 - 11:40am
THE CLICK CLACK EFFECT - 12/31/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 49 min ago

Boys Basketball...
Union Tournament-Championship Semifinals...
Rock Bridge 80 Lutheran South 59
Borgia 46 Washington 43 in overtime. Walt Eckelkamp drained a 25-foot jump shot as time expired for the win. Eckelkamp finished the game with 13. Mike Morgan scored 20 for the Jays. Borgia improves to 12-4 while Washington dips to 9-8.

Elsewhere...
Orchard Farm 76 Warrenton 58