Live For The Drive

LIVE FOR THE DRIVE is a fast-paced news, sports, talk and information show featuring Shawn McConnell and Colin Schowe. With local news, sports and weather on the half hour, plus listener favorites like Athlete of the Week, the Dave Ramsey Money Makeover Minute, entertainment news, Off the Cuff, community calendar, funeral annoucements and more, it's a show you won' twant to miss.

KLPW is pleased to add a new feature to Live for the Drive--local and national sports talk with listener call-ins. This segment airs Monday through Thursday at 5:45. On Friday, it's "Captain Don" Grahl of the J & W Cycles Outdoors show talks hunting, fishing and the great outdoors at 5:45.

Shawn McConnell, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, is a rising star for KLPW. Shawn is a graduate of the Ohio Center for Broadcasting. His role as KLPW's News Director keeps him informed on local and national topics of interest, which are discussed on Live for the Drive.

Colin Schowe is a 2007 graduate of Washington High School and 2011 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. Colin also serves as a sports color commentator and sportscaster for KLPW. He brings a lot of expertise and knowledge on both local and national sports.

Tune in to Live for the Drive, weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Monday 4-6pm
  • Tuesday 4-6pm
  • Wednesday 4-6pm
  • Thursday 4-6pm
  • Friday 4-6pm

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

52 min 52 sec ago

The Cardinals begin their final regular season home series tonight with the first of three games against the Reds at Busch Stadium. John Lackey puts his 13-and-9 mark up against Cincinnati's David Holmberg, who is 1-and-1. The Cards play at Chicago and Arizona next week.