Seahawks Dominate Broncos For First Super Bowl Win

The Seattle Seahawks are celebrating their first title after beating the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl 48 from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The 'Hawks jumped out to a 22-0 halftime lead and never looked back, cruising to their first Super Bowl win in just their second appearance. Malcolm Smith returned a Peyton Manning interception 69 yards for a score in the second quarter to help Seattle pull away and was named MVP following the game. The Seahawks defense forced Manning into two interceptions and a fumble while Denver turned it over a total of four times. Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff of the second half 87 yards for a TD. Russell Wilson threw for 206 yards with a pair of touchdown passes to Jermaine Kearse and Doug Baldwin while Harvin ran for 45 yards in the win. Marshawn Lynch had 15 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown. Manning ended up throwing for 280 yards and a touchdown to Demaryius Thomas, who caught a Super Bowl record 13 passes for 118 yards. Denver managed just 27 rushing yards in the loss. The Broncos fell to 2-and-5 in Super Bowls.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 hours ago

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 1 day 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

2 hours 10 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.