NCAA Tournament Begins In Earnest

March Madness kicks into high gear today with 16 second-round games in the NCAA Tournament. The first full day begins with Dayton and Ohio State at 12:15 p.m. Eastern in the South Region in Buffalo. Other early games include Wisconsin against American University in the West, Pittsburgh and Colorado in the South, and Harvard against Cincinnati in the East. Top overall seed Florida will face 16th-seeded Albany at 4:10 p.m. in the South Region in Orlando. Defending national champion Louisville faces Manhattan at 9:50 p.m. in the Midwest Region in Orlando. The final game of the night features San Diego State and New Mexico State at 9:57 p.m. in the West Region in Spokane, Washington. Sixteen more second-round games are on tap Friday, including number-one seeds Wichita State, Arizona and Virginia.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 1 hour 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 21 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 min 15 sec ago

Several athletes from Borgia, Washington and Warrenton have been named to All Conference Teams
AAA
Baseball
First Team
Spencer Juergens-Pitcher and Player of the Year
Gus Kleekamp-Infield
Nate Hillermann-Outfield
Second Team
Justin Baylard-Catcher
Trey Hunter-Infield
Honorable Mention
Spencer Juergens-Infield
Drew Piontek-Utility