MVC Tourney Roundup

The Missouri Valley Conference Tournament began at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis last night. Seventh-seeded Missouri State topped 10th-seeded Southern Illinois, 61-53. Ninth-seeded Drake defeated eighth-seeded Bradley, 81-66. Today, top-seeded Creighton plays Drake, Fourth-seeded Evansville faces number-five Indiana State, second-seeded Wichita State meets Missouri State and third-seeded Northern Iowa takes on sixth-seeded Illinois State.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day 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

8 hours 13 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.