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

5 days 19 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 17 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

6 hours 1 min 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