Brewers Top Cardinals

The Brewers jumped out to a 7-0 lead and held on for a 7-4 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Aramis Ramirez hit a solo shot in the win while Jonathan Lucroy hit a bases clearing double. Ryan Braun added two RBI for the Brewers, who have won two straight. Wily Peralta earned his 13th win with two-run ball over six-and-two-thirds innings and Francisco Rodriguez earned his 32nd save. Adam Wainwright lasted just five-and-a-third-innings and allowed seven runs for the loss. Matt Carpenter tripled and drove in three and Matt Holliday went deep as the Cardinals dropped their third contest in the last four.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 6 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.