Blues Cuff Blue Jackets

The Blues turned a two-goal deficit in the first period into a 6-2 win with six unanswered goals against the Blue Jackets at the Scottrade Center. Patrik Berglund scored two goals and Vladimir Sobotka and Alex Pietrangelo added a goal and assist each. The Blues were without top goaltender Jaroslav Halak for another game due to illness. Brian Elliott stopped 22 of 24 shots. Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu scored the Columbus goals. St. Louis won its fifth straight game to improve to 29-7-and-5. Columbus lost its third in the last four games to drop to 18-20-and-4.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 1 hour 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 23 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

12 hours 2 min 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