Athletics Trample Cardinals

Bartolo Colon gave up a run over eight innings as the Athletics dropped the Cardinals 6-1 in Oakland. Colon improved to 11-and-2 and lowered his ERA to 2.79. Stephen Vogt lifted a solo homer for his first career hit for Oakland, which has won three straight. Seth Smith knocked in two runs for the A's. Matt Holliday was 2-for-3 with a run scored for St. Louis, which has lost five-of-six. Shelby Miller dipped to 8-and-6 after giving up five runs in less than two frames.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 18 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

3 days 15 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

1 day 5 hours 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