Three More Teams Advance To NCAA Tournament

Three more teams advanced to the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday. LIU Brooklyn punched its third straight ticket to the "Big Dance" after cruising past Mount St. Mary's 91-70 in the Northeast Conference Tournament Championship game. South Dakota State knocked off North Dakota State 73-67 to capture its second straight Summit League title and a second consecutive trip to the NCAA tourney. Valparaiso earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2004 after beating Wright State 62-54 in the Horizon League final. Another NCAA Tournament berth is on the line Wednesday as Bucknell battles Lafayette for the Patriot League title.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 10 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 2 days 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

12 hours 31 min ago

Ben Stephens pitched into the ninth inning leading Warrenton to a 5-0 win over Washington at Ronsick Field. Stephens struck out 10 and walked three before leaving the game. Washington loaded the bases in the ninth, but the game was called when heavy rain and lightning moved in. Warrenton scored single runs in the first, sixth, and seventh and added two insurance runs in the ninth.