world Cup Soccer

The World Cup continues Saturday with three group-stage matches. Lionel Messi
scored in the first minute of stoppage and Argentina recorded a 1-0 victory
over Iran, booking a spot in the knockout round for the third straight World
Cup. Miroslav Klose struck in the 71st minute to help Germany salvage a point
against Ghana in a 2-2 draw. Klose now has 15 career World Cup goals, tying
Ronaldo of Brazil for the most all-time. Nigeria stunned Bosnia-
Herzegovina, 1-0, with a goal from Peter Odemwingieto in the 29th minute to
get its first World Cup win in 16 years. Bosnia-Herzegovina has been
eliminated from the tournament with the loss.


5 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Middle Blocker Amanda Vollmer of the Washington Blue Jays. She helped the team capture the championship of the 60th Annnual Hermann Tournament with a two set win over St. Francis Borgia last week. Amanda described the title win as the highlight of her high school career to this point. She will play volleyball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where she will study nursing.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

No matter how many years pass, few of us old enough to understand the scope of what happened on September 11, 2001 will ever forget those video images of planes flying through skyscrapers, which then crumbled into dust. Perhaps out of psychological necessity, we have distanced ourselves from the visceral emotions of that day.



20 hours 8 min ago

Julio Teheran hurled six scoreless frames and the bullpen completed the shutout as the Braves blanked the Cardinals, 4-0 at Turner Field. Teheran scattered five hits and fanned six to improve to 11-and-8. Daniel Castro homered, tripled, and scored twice to lead Atlanta. Jaime Garcia gave up two runs over four frames to take the loss for St. Louis, which rested most of its regular starters.