SLU Tops Butler

Surging Saint Louis continued itsimpressive stretch by knocking off its second Top-25 team of the week. Mike McCall Jr. posted 18 points and Dwayne Evans followed with 17 as the Billikens roared back with a strong second half to down 15th-ranked Butler, 65-61, on Friday at Hinkle Fieldhouse. In recording its second nine-game winning streak of the season, Saint Louis (21-5, 10-2 A-10) now stands alone atop the conference. Kwamain Mitchell added 10 of his 12 points in the second
half in the victory. The Bulldogs (22-6, 9-4) have suffered defeat twice to the Billikens during their run and have fallen into third place in the conference with Friday's loss. Kellen Dunham led Butler with 14 points --all in the first half -- while Roosevelt Jones and Rotnei Clarke each had 13 in the setback.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Washington outscored Elsberry 14-7 Tuesday night at the Elsberry Legion Field. Post 226 grabbed a 6-3 lead after two innings, but Washington rallied back to take the lead with four runs in the fifth. Spencer Juergens had four hits with two runs scored. Gus Kleekamp posted four hits with three runs. Logan Holdmeyer and Mitch Barrow finished with three hits and combined for five runs.