Missouri Handles South Carolina, 82-74

Junior guard Jabari Brown finished with 24 points, as he has scored at least 20 points in four consecutive games, as Missouri (15-4, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) bounced back Saturday afternoon with a 82-74 win over South Carolina. The Tigers haven’t lost back-to-back games this season as they are now 17-2 all-time after a defeat under Frank Haith. Jordan Clarkson heated up in second half, scoring 15 of his 22 points in the final 20 minutes. Clarkson and Brown have now reached double figures in all 19 games this season. Earnest Ross scored 14 points and Johnathan Williams III hustled on both ends of the floor, scoring eight points and grabbing a team-high four offensive rebounds.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 14 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

4 days 11 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

2 days 1 hour 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