Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Northeast Missouri State University Football Team will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame next week. It's only the second time in the history of the Missouri Hall that a team will be inducted. The Northeast Missouri State Bulldogs won the MIAA championship three consecutive years, 1969, 1970 and 1971. 13 players were from Washington, 11 from Washington High School and two from St. Francis Borgia. The players were: Ken Bebermeyer, Jim Gephardt, Deon Johaning, Dave Fleer, Steve Wilmesher, Tom Bueker, Tim Hayes, Mike Curran, Bill Harman, Dave Hoffmann, Rodney Ford, Dale Gildehaus and Joe Feltmann. The team also included former Washington Superintendent Greg Wilson and Borgia retired teacher, Steve Lahay. 125 former teammates are expected to attend the induction ceremony next Wednesday in Kirksville.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 7 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 7 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.