Syracuse New Number One In Men's College Hoop

Syracuse is the new number-one team in the "USA Today" top-25 men's college basketball poll. The undefeated Orange received all 32 first-place votes to take over the top spot from Arizona, which lost at Cal on Saturday. Syracuse knocked off Notre Dame 61-55 on Monday night at home to improve to 22-and-0 on the season. Unbeaten Wichita State moved up to second, with Arizona dropping two spots to third. Florida is fourth, followed by San Diego State. Villanova, Cincinnati, Michigan State, Kansas and Louisville round out the top-10. UMass and Memphis fell out of this week's poll. St. Louis U. moved up to 15th this week.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 2 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.