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

4 days 5 hours 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

1 day 2 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

9 hours 33 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.