Blues Select Fabbri with No. 21 Pick

The St. Louis Blues have selected forward Robby Fabbri with the 21st overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Fabbri, 18, dressed in 58 regular season games with the Ontario Hockey League’s (OHL) Guelph Storm last season, ranking second on the club with 87 points, including 45 goals and 42 assists. In addition, Fabbri helped the Storm capture the OHL Championship, posting 28 points, including a team-leading 13 goals, in 16 postseason games en route to earning the 99 Award as the league’s Playoff MVP. Overall, the 5-foot-10, 165-pound center has spent the past two seasons with Guelph, totaling 120 points (55 goals, 65 assists) and 93 penalty minutes in 117 career regular season games. The Mississauga, Ontario native was ranked 21st overall by NHL Central Scouting.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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

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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.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.