SEC Lines Up Nine Bowl Bids For 2014

The Southeastern Conference will have nine postseason bowl games for its teams beginning with the 2014 season. The deals extend for six years and coincide with the new College Football Playoff that starts that season. The Capital One Bowl will have the first pick. There is also a pool of six bowls comprised of renewals with the Outback Bowl, Music City Bowl, Gator Bowl and Liberty Bowl as well as new agreements with the Texas Bowl and Belk Bowl. The SEC is also renewing its relationship with the Birmingham Bowl and the Advocare V100 Bowl.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

5 hours 50 sec ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 1 min ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...