Braves Ground Cardinals

Mike Minor tossed seven innings of one-run ball to lead the Braves in a 4-1 victory over the Cardinals at Turner Field. Minor also knocked in a run at the plate as he improved to 10-and-5. Jason Heyward hit a solo homer and Chris Johnson was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Atlanta, which has won three out of five. Craig Kimbrel locked down his 29th save in the ninth. Yadier Molina's solo homer in the second was all St. Louis could muster offensively. Adam Wainwright struck out eight but gave up four runs, three earned, over seven frames to fall to 13-and-6. The Cards saw a four-game winning streak end.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 47 min ago

Football...
Coming up tonight in Week of high school football...
Union will host St. Clair in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Kickoff time is 7:00 with the Pigskin Preview getting underway at 6:00.
Elsewhere...
Borgia hosts Cardinal Ritter
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South
Hermann at Owensville
Pacific at Sullivan
St. James hosts Ash Grove
Warrenton hosts St. Charles West