Ex Cub Zimmer Passes Away

Former Major League player, manager and coach Don Zimmer is dead. Zimmer's son, Tom, told the "Tampa Bay Times" the 83-year-old "went peacefully" in a Florida hospital. Zimmer underwent heart surgery on April 16th, and he had been hospitalized ever since. He had been involved in professional baseball since 1949. "Zim" played with the Cubs in 1960 and 61. He was 265-and-258 as the Cubs' manager from 1988-91.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

20 hours 8 min 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

5 days 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

19 hours 43 min ago

The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.