Dodgers, Cardinals Set For Game Six

The Boston Red Sox are one win away from their third World Series appearance in 10 years. Mike Napoli hit a solo homer as the Red Sox built a 4-0 lead and held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 at Comerica Park in Game Five of the American League Championship Series. The Sox are up 3-2 in the best-of-seven ALCS. Game Six is in Boston on Saturday.

Meanwhile, on the National League side, the St. Louis Cardinals look to advance to the World Series for the second time in three seasons tonight at Busch Stadium in Game Six of the NLCS. It's a rematch of Game Two with Michael Wacha on the hill for the Cards against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. The rookie got the best of the former NL Cy Young winner 1-0 in that contest. Game Seven would be on Saturday should Los Angeles win tonight. Game time is 7:30.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 17 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 6 hours ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.