Missouri Overcomes Northwestern

Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points, leading four starters in double figures, as the Missouri Tigers captured a 78-67 win over the Northwestern Wildcats in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational at Orleans Arena. Jabari Brown added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers, while Ryan Rosburg and Johnathan Williams both delivered 14 points, the latter adding eight rebounds to match Brown in that department. The Tigers improved to 6-0. It was the first game back for Coach Frank Haith who had been suspended for the first five game of the season for violations while coaching at Miami.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 7 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

11 hours 31 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.