Padres Bounce Cardinals

Jedd Gyorko hit a grand slam and drove in five as the Padres rolled the Cardinals 9-5 at Busch Stadium. Seth Smith collected three hits and an RBI in the win and Jake Goebbert drove in three. Alex Torres earned the win in relief of Jesse Hahn, who surrendered five runs in five-and-two-thirds innings. San Diego snapped a short two-game skid. Matt Carpenter drove in two runs in the loss while Matt Adams and Jhonny Peralta each collected two hits and a RBI. Shelby Miller gave up four runs in six frames and walked six for the no-decision. Kevin Siegrist took the loss in relief as the Cards saw a three-game streak end. The game was delayed in the seventh inning for nearly two hours due to the weather.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 16 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 12 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

14 hours 10 min ago

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