Scheer Makes Scholar Athlete Team

Missouri State men's basketball standouts Nathan Scheer and Christian Kirk were named to the 13-member Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team. Scheer, a junior Construction Management major with a 3.78 grade-point average, was named to the first team, while Kirk, an Information Technology major with a 3.23 GPA, earned second team dintinction. Scheer is a graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 16 hours ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 4 min ago

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is feeling good after a Monday bullpen session. The 33-year-old threw 30-to-40 pitches without incident. Wainwright flew back to St. Louis last week to have an abdominal strain checked out. It will be two to three weeks before he pitches in a game.