Mizzou Tops OK-State At Cotton Bowl

Henry Josey rushed for a 16-yard touchdown with just over three minutes to play as the Missouri Tigers held off the number-13 Oklahoma State Cowboys 41-31 in the Cotton Bowl from AT&T Stadium. The Pokes were in field goal range with under a minute to go but Shane Ray returned a fumble 73 yards for a touchdown to secure the "W." Josey ended with 92 yards and three rushing TDs for eighth-ranked Missouri, which closes the year at 12-and-2. James Franklin was 15-of-40 for 174 yards and an interception while Maty Mauk threw a touchdown in the win. Clint Chelf threw for 377 yards, two touchdowns and two picks for Oklahoma State, which ends the season at 10-and-3. He added 52 yards and a score on the ground while Desmond Roland also had a rushing touchdown in defeat.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 4 min ago

The Cardinals used three home runs to beat the Reds 8-4 at Busch Stadium. Tony Cruz launched a three-run dinger in the victory and Kolten Wong added a two-run homer. Randal Grichuk hit a solo shot with Jason Motte earning the win in relief. Michael Wacha grabbed a no-decision with four-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball as the Cards increased their division lead to three-and-a-half games.