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

17 hours 29 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 48 min ago

The Washington Post 218 Seniors are headed to state. Washington cruised through the zone 1 tournament capping off their run with a 14-9 win over Moberly in the championship game Sunday afternoon. Washington led by 10 into the bottom of the ninth. Matt Miller was the winning pitcher as Washington improved to 33-3 on the season. Ross Seitter, Aaron Meyer and Nate Hillermann all had two hits apiece. Washington banged out 14 as a team.