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

6 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 19 hours 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

1 day 8 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas