Marlins Clip Cardinals

Giancarlo Stanton blasted a pair of home runs and totaled three RBI to lead the Marlins to a 6-5 win over the Cardinals at Marlins Park. Stanton is now tied with two others for the Major League lead with 31 homers. Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with one RBI and Adeiny Hechavarria plated a run for Miami, which has won three of four. Tom Koehler improved to 8-and-9 with the win and Steve Cishek notched his 30th save. Shelby Miller got tagged for five runs in five innings to fall to 8-and-9 for St. Louis, which has lost four of its last six. Jon Jay belted a two-run shot and Matt Holliday went 4-for-4 and drove in a run in the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 hours 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

1 week 1 day 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 hour 40 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.