Giants Rough Up Wainwright, Cardinals

Hunter Pence clubbed a three-run homer as the Giants popped the Cardinals 9-4 at Busch Stadium. Hector Sanchez and Gregor Blanco each knocked in two for San Francisco, which has won eight of its last nine. Madison Bumgarner improved to 7-and-3 after tossing seven shutout innings and allowing three hits and a walk while fanning ten. Adam Wainwright was rocked for seven runs in just four-and-a-third innings, falling to 8-and-3 for St. Louis. Jon Jay had a three-run double and Allen Craig doubled him in as the Cardinals lost their third straight.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 11 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

6 days 7 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 8 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.