No. 3 Auburn Outlasts No. 5 Mizzou, 59-42

Henry Josey and Dorial Green-Beckham had standout performances offensively, but they were not enough as No. 3 Auburn outlasted No. 5 Missouri, 59-42, to win the SEC Championship inside the Georgia Dome. Mizzou (11-2) awaits its bowl selection Sunday night. It is Auburn's (12-1) first SEC title since 2010. On a day that his inspirational comeback story was profiled nationally on ESPN's College GameDay, Josey had his second-highest output of the season, rushing for 123 yards on nine carries. Green-Beckham caught a pair of touchdowns from James Franklin on the way to a career-high 144 yards on six catches. Auburn's Tre Mason earned MVP honors with an SEC Championship Game records of 304 yards and four touchdowns on 46 carries, scoring on runs of 7, 3, 13 an 1 yards.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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 20 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

3 hours 33 sec ago

The Union Post 297 Juniors beat Sullivan Post 18 10-3 last night. Logan West was the winning pitcher in relief and Connor Fitzhugh had two hits and three batted in.

Coming up tonight in Senior Legion action, Washington will host Warrenton at Ronsick Field. Game time is 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.