Pirates Clip Cards In Rubber Match

Tony Sanchez doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Pirates clipped the Cardinals 2-1 in the rubber match of a weekend series at PNC Park. Neil Walker had an RBI double in the fourth for the Bucs, who improved to 4-and-2. Tony Watson grabbed the win and Jason Grilli earned his first save. Jon Jay tripled in the lone run in the sixth for St. Louis, which slipped to 3-and-3. Adam Wainwright struck out seven over seven frames, but allowed both runs to suffer the loss and fall to 1-and-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

Every election year, I hear the same complaints about the political party system, rigged elections and flawed candidates. As it happens, many of these come from folks who are rationalizing their decision not to vote.

I have a word for those who opt not to vote and then complain bitterly about the folks who end up running our country.

Malcontents.

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 43 min ago

Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena. Freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led the offensive output for Missouri with 19 points, with 10 total Tigers reaching the score sheet on the night. The Tigers fell behind early as a result of a sharp shooting performance from Oral Roberts to open the game.