Cardinals Blank Reds

Adam Wainwright struck out 12 and blanked the Reds for eight innings as the Cardinals won 4-0 from Great American Ball Park. Kolten Wong, Tony Cruz and Allen Craig were each 2-for-4 with an RBI for St. Louis, which has won five of six. Matt Holliday also drove in a run in the win while Wainwright improved to 8-and-2. Mike Leake struck out eight over six innings of two-run ball for the loss. Ryan Ludwick and Zack Cozart both had two hits for Cincinnati, which has lost three of five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 9 hours 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 5 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours 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.