NCAA Tournament Begins In Earnest

March Madness kicks into high gear today with 16 second-round games in the NCAA Tournament. The first full day begins with Dayton and Ohio State at 12:15 p.m. Eastern in the South Region in Buffalo. Other early games include Wisconsin against American University in the West, Pittsburgh and Colorado in the South, and Harvard against Cincinnati in the East. Top overall seed Florida will face 16th-seeded Albany at 4:10 p.m. in the South Region in Orlando. Defending national champion Louisville faces Manhattan at 9:50 p.m. in the Midwest Region in Orlando. The final game of the night features San Diego State and New Mexico State at 9:57 p.m. in the West Region in Spokane, Washington. Sixteen more second-round games are on tap Friday, including number-one seeds Wichita State, Arizona and Virginia.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 10 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 6 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 1 min ago

Alex Steen had two goals and an assist to guide the St. Louis Blues in a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and an assist, Dmitrij Jaskin lit the lamp, and T.J. Oshie added three assists for the Blues, who have