Beltran Homer Propels Cards Past Phils

Carlos Beltran homered off Mike Adams in the top of the seventh inning as the Cardinals beat the Phillies 4-3 in Philadelphia. Yadier Molina went 3-for-4 with two RBI as the Cards improved to 9-and-6. Adam Wainwright allowed nine hits and three runs in seven innings for his third win. The Phils have lost four straight.

The Cardinals and Phillies play the second of their four-game series at Citizens Bank Park tonight. Jaime Garcia goes up against the Phils' Roy Halladay. Garcia is coming off seven shutout innings against the Brewers on Sunday in a no-decision. Halladay pitched eight innings in a 2-1 win over the Marlins on Sunday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

20 hours 20 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days 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

18 hours 6 min ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.