Rams Hold Off Saints

The Rams intercepted Drew Brees twice in the first two possessions and turned those turnovers into touchdowns on their way to a 27-16 win over the Saints. Zac Stacy ran for 133 yards on 28 carries and scored a touchdown on a 40-yard run. Kellen Clemens passed for only 158 yards bur threw touchdown passes to Cory Harkey and Lance Kendricks. Robert Quinn had two sacks and a fumble recovery. The Rams ended a two-game winning streak to move to 6-and-8. Brees completed 39 of 56 passes for 393 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for a score. Marques Colston caught eight passes for 92 yards and a touchdown but New Orleans lost its grip on first place in the NFC South. The Saints are tied with Carolina at 10-and-4.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days 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

1 day 6 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.