Spurs Move On To NBA Finals

The Spurs are heading back to the NBA Finals. Boris Diaw was the surprising hero, leading the Spurs with 26 points off the bench to guide them to a 112-107 overtime win over the Thunder in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tim Duncan scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while Kawhi Leonard added 17 points and 11 boards. Manu Ginobili chipped in with 15 for San Antonio, which will play Game One of the NBA Finals against the Heat on Thursday. The Spurs were without Tony Parker in the second half due to his ankle injury. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 34 points. Kevin Durant scored 31 points and snagged 14 rebounds while Reggie Jackson added 21 points for Oklahoma City.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 14 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.