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 10 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

2 days 6 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

14 hours 37 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.