Crimson Rugby

The Crimson rugby team went 1-1 in the MoRugby Championships this past weekend in Forest Park to finish in second place. In Saturday's victory over the Bombers the Crimson came back from a 17-5 halftime deficit to score three tries and shutout the Bombers in the second half for a 20-17 victory. Scoring tries for the Crimson were Nick Bates, Mike Curtis, Steve Bleckman, and Mike Compton.

In Saturdays championship match there was no comeback for the Crimson as the Royals jumped out to an early lead and went in to halftime leading 33-5. The Crimson were shorthanded with injuries from Saturdays match. The final score was 57-17.

The weekend ended a strong run by the Crimson who won three straight league matches to qualify for the championships and then won their fourth in a row on Saturday.

The Crimson will be back in action Saturday in Columbia.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

12 hours 16 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron has made 96 saves through 19-games this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 32 min ago

As the Falcons finish up the regular season the team is looking to make their mark in the record books by erasing a tough start to climb above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The Falcons knocked off Missouri Baptist JV 2-1 to elevate their season record to 8-7-1. A tale of two seasons has East Central College winning seven of their last eight matches. Jake Erwin and AJ Bannister were able to score for the Falcons in the victory.