Cards Crush D'backs

Carlos Beltran went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and three RBI as the Cardinals crushed the Diamondbacks 7-1 in the opener of a four-game series at Busch Stadium. Yadier Molina went 2-for-4 with a solo shot and two RBI. Lance Lynn struck out six over seven innings of one-run ball as he upped his record to 8-and-1. The Cards have won 10 of their last 13.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 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 1 day 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

14 hours 44 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.