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 15 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

2 days 12 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 hours 27 sec 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