Adams Homer Lifts Cards Past Pirates In 10th

Matt Adams smacked a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Cardinals past the Pirates 2-0 in the opener of a four-game series at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings while Pat Neshek picked up the win. The Redbirds snapped a brief two-game skid. Starling Marte and Neil Walker had two hits apiece for Pittsburgh, which was coming off a weekend sweep of Philadelphia. Charlie Morton gave up just one hit and two walks over seven shutout innings but did not factor in the decision. Justin Wilson suffered his first loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 35 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 8 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.