Blackhawks Top Kings, Force Game Seven

Patrick Kane scored twice including the game-winner with less than four minutes left as the Blackhawks topped the Kings 4-3 to force a Game Seven in the Western Conference Final at STAPLES Center. Duncan Keith tied the game on an assist from Kane as Chicago tied the series at three games apiece. Ben Smith also lit the lamp for the 'Hawks while Corey Crawford stopped 26 shots in the win. Dwight King, Drew Doughty and Alec Martinez all found the back of the net for Los Angeles, which has lost two straight in the series. Jonathan Quick made 21 saves in defeat. The Blackhawks will host Game Seven on Sunday night with the winner advancing to face the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 12 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 10 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

16 hours 8 min ago

The Royals could have played with just two players and been fine in a 5-0 shutout of the Cardinals from Kauffman Stadium. Chris Young fired six innings of six-hit ball to improve to 4-and-0. Young walked two and struck out two as the Royals picked up their fourth straight win. Kendrys Morales took care of the offense with a five RBI night. Morales belted a three-run and a two-run home run in the first and third innings.