Diamondbacks Hire La Russa To Front Office

Tony La Russa is making his return to baseball with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The D'backs have hired the soon-to-be-inducted Hall of Famer as chief baseball officer. He will report to Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall and oversee all baseball operations, working with general manager Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson. La Russa won three World Series titles and six league championships as a manager for 33 years. He will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame in July.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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No matter how many years pass, few of us old enough to understand the scope of what happened on September 11, 2001 will ever forget those video images of planes flying through skyscrapers, which then crumbled into dust. Perhaps out of psychological necessity, we have distanced ourselves from the visceral emotions of that day.



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John Lackey hurled seven-and-a-third frames of shutout ball to lift the Cardinals past the Cubs, 4-0, in Game One of their National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. Lackey struck out five batters and walked one to earn the win. Tommy Pham drilled a solo shot for the Cards, and Stephen Piscotty capped off the scoring with a two-run dinger. St. Louis now holds a 1-0 series lead.