Avs Defeat Blues

Jamie McGinn had two goals and an assist to help the Avalanche to a 5-3 win over the visiting Blues last night at Pepsi Center. David Backes had a goal and an assist while Kevin Shattenkirk and Jaden Schwartz also lit the lamp for St. Louis. Brian Elliott was pulled after allowing four goals on 19 shots. Jake Allen stopped 11-of-12 shots in relief as The Note saw its three-game winning streak end. The Blues and Avs play in St. Louis tomorrow.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 13 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 11 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

30 min 3 sec 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