Blues Blast Avalanche

Alexander Steen scored a pair of goals to guide the Blues to a 7-3 win over the Avalanche at the Scottrade Center. David Backes tallied a goal and two assists for St. Louis, which moved to 12-2-and-3. T.J. Oshie chipped in with four assists in the win. Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves in net for the Blues. St. Louis hosts Carolina on Saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 12 hours 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 days 1 hour ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas