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

5 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 31 min ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.