Angels Use Five-Run Second To Down Cards

The Angels put up five runs in the second inning and Jered Weaver did the rest in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals in the opener of a three-game series at Angel Stadium. Albert Pujols, who spent his first 11 seasons in St. Louis, went 0-for-3 with a walk in his first game against his former club. David Freese plated the lone run on a groundout for the Cards, who have lost seven of their last nine. Lance Lynn was tagged for all five runs in six frames as he fell to 10-and-3 with his second straight setback.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 13 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

12 hours 8 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.