High School Football-Monday, November 5

The Sullivan Eagles have advanced to the Quarterfinal of the Missouri State Football Playoffs following a 32-17 win over the St. Clair Bulldogs. The Eagles racked up 379 yards of offense. Adam Tiefenbrunn completed nine of 14 passes for 122 yards. Adam Weiland was his primary target. He had four catches for 85 yards. On the ground, Sullivan was led by Justin Biermann, 15 carries for 106 yards. St. Clair was unable to overcome six turnovers. They had 277 yards of offense, 159 on the ground and 118 in the air. Kyle Juergens completed nine of 18 attempts. He was the leading rusher with 84 yards on 16 carries. Rickey Grivetti left the game in the second half with an elbow injury. The Bulldogs end the season with a 10-2 record under Cody McDowell while the Eagles go into the quarterfinal with a 12-0 mark. Sullivan will play at Webb City Saturday afternoon at 1:30. Webb City is 12-0 following a 55-10 win over Hillcrest last night.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 54 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.