Blues Ground Jets Behind Backes

David Backes scored twice as the Blues notched a 3-1 win over the Jets at Scottrade Center. Brenden Morrow also scored for St. Louis while Jay Bouwmeester had two assists. St. Louis has won eight of nine and plays at Chicago tomorrow.

Blues forward T.J. Oshie didn't skate with the team in last night's win against the Jets. The Olympic hero was instead with fiancee Lauren Cosgrove as the couple welcomed their first child yesterday morning. Lyla Gracie Oshie was born just before 10:00 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 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

14 hours 1 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.