Cardinals Bash Reds

Pete Kozma was 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Cardinals picked up a 9-2 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. David Freese and Jon Jay each collected two RBI for St. Louis, which has won two straight since falling in three out of four. Adam Wainwright improved to 9-and-3 by tossing seven innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts in the win. Jay Bruce and Shin-Shoo Choo each drove in a run for the Reds, who were just 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position while the Redbirds went 8-for-19. Mike Leake allowed three runs over five innings to fall to 5-and-3 for Cincinnati, which has lost three straight.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 15 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

17 hours 18 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.