Blues, Halak Blank Oilers

Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Blues blanked the Oilers, 3-0. It was the 25th-career shutout for Halak, who even assisted on a goal. Alexander Steen had a goal and assist while Chris Stewart and T.J. Oshie also lit the lamp. St. Louis has won four out of five to move to 17-11-and-2. Nikolai Khabibulin made 22 stops for Edmonton. The Oilers are losers of three out of four and saw a five-game points streak end to fall to 11-12-and-7.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 15 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 13 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.