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

5 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 8 hours ago

Union 55 Pacific 7
Borgia 42 Kennedy 6
Battle 56 Washington 8
O'Fallon Christian 50 Wright City 12
Salem 50 St. James 27
Southern Boone 40 Owensville 24
Priory 49 Sullivan 17
Hermann 36 Transportation and Law 6
Cuba 30 Jefferson 0
Moberly 42 Warrenton 0

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St. Clair at Westminster 2:00