Rams Waive 11 Players

The Rams are cutting down the roster ahead of today's deadline. St. Louis has waived wide receivers Demetrius Fields, Raymond Radway and Andrew Helmick, quarterback Tim Jenkins, kicker Brett Baer, long snapper Jorgen Hus, linebacker Joseph Lebeau, defensive tackle Al Lapuaho, tight end Colby Prince, and cornerback Robert Steeples. Offensive lineman Graham Pocic was also waived/injured. The team is now down to 78 players but must cut down to 75 by today at 3:00.

Missouri is just days away from the start of a new football season. The Tigers will host Murray State on Saturday night at Faurot Field. The contest is scheduled for a 6:00 kickoff and will air on ESPN3. The Tigers finished their inaugural season in the SEC with a 5-and-7 record and went 2-and-6 in conference action.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 5 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 1 day 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

4 hours 30 min ago

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