Alabama Rolls Past Notre Dame To BCS Title

Alabama ran all over Notre Dame on its way to a 42-14 victory in the BCS National Championship Game from Miami. The Crimson Tide captured their third national title in four years and locked up the seventh consecutive BCS Championship for the Southeastern Conference. Eddie Lacy ran for 140 yards and a touchdown while T.J. Yeldon rushed for an additional 108 yards and a score. AJ McCarron finished with 264 yards and four touchdown passes for 'Bama, which jumped out to a 35-point lead to start the game. Amari Cooper ended with six catches for 105 yards and pair of TDs as the Tide finished the year at 13-and-1. Everett Golson tossed for 270 yards with a touchdown and interception for the Fighting Irish, who suffered their first loss of the season to fall to 12-and-1. Golson added a rushing touchdown while DaVaris Daniels made six catches for 115 yards in the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 23 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 3 min ago

Baseball...
Four Rivers Classic Tournament
Pool A
Wright City at Owensville to complete the suspended game earlier in the week. They will resume in the top of the 4th with Wright City leading 4-2.
Pool B
St. Clair/St. James-Rained out
Pool C
New Haven hosts Montgomery County at 5:30
Pool D
Rolla at Hermann