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

4 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 31 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.