Royals Top Cardinals In Rain-Delayed Affair

Eric Hosmer doubled in two runs to put the Royals ahead in the top of the ninth as they held on to come back and drop the Cardinals 4-2 despite a more than four and a half hour rain delay. The game came to a halt with no outs in the top of the ninth with the bases loaded. Mitchell Boggs took the loss in relief. Cards starter Michael Wacha struck out six and allowed one run and two hits over seven innings in his major league debut. Allen Craig and David Freese knocked in the runs during the first frame for St. Louis, which had won four in-a-row.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 20 hours 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

9 hours 32 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas