Flames Ship Bouwmeester To Blues

The Blues have acquired veteran defenseman Jay Bouwmeester from the Calgary Flames. In exchange for the 29-year-old, the Blues sent the Flames a first-round pick and a pair of prospects. Defenseman Mark Cundari and goalie Reto Berra are on their way to Calgary's organization. If the Blues do not qualify for the playoffs, the Flames will receive this year's fourth-round pick with the first-round selection being deferred to 2014.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 15 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 13 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.