Blues Outplay Blackhawks

Jaden Schwartz fired in two goals for St. Louis in a 3-1 win over the Blackhawks. Patrik Berglund also scored for the Blues helping St. Louis lock up home ice in the first-round of the playoffs with the four seed in the West. Brian Elliott had 22 saves for the Blues and Carter Hutton racked up 25 for the Hawks. Ben Smith had the lone goal for Chicago in the loss. The Western Conference leading Blackhawks finished the season with a record of 36-7-and-5 to capture their second Presidents' Trophy, while St. Louis wrapped up at 29-17-and-2. Chicago will face the Minnesota Wild in the first round. The Blues will meet the defending champion Los Angeles Kings.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Softball Player Megan Freitag. Megan is a four year starter in center field and is rock solid with the glove as she made several diving catches throughout her career. Megan is also good with the bat. She hit third in the lineup and finished as the career leader in home runs at Washington High School with 10. She has always been a very good student maintaining an "A" average.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 18 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 5 min ago

Austin Davis threw for 152 yards and two touchdowns to help the Rams sink the Super Bowl champion Seahawks 28-26 from the Edward Jones Dome. Stedman Bailey returned a punt 90 yards for a TD while Tre Mason rushed for 85 yards and a touchdown for St. Louis, which snapped a three-game slide. Benjamin Cunningham and Lance Kendricks each hauled in a TD pass.