world Cup Soccer

The World Cup continues Saturday with three group-stage matches. Lionel Messi
scored in the first minute of stoppage and Argentina recorded a 1-0 victory
over Iran, booking a spot in the knockout round for the third straight World
Cup. Miroslav Klose struck in the 71st minute to help Germany salvage a point
against Ghana in a 2-2 draw. Klose now has 15 career World Cup goals, tying
Ronaldo of Brazil for the most all-time. Nigeria stunned Bosnia-
Herzegovina, 1-0, with a goal from Peter Odemwingieto in the 29th minute to
get its first World Cup win in 16 years. Bosnia-Herzegovina has been
eliminated from the tournament with the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 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

2 hours 40 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.