Cardinals Bash Reds

Pete Kozma was 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Cardinals picked up a 9-2 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. David Freese and Jon Jay each collected two RBI for St. Louis, which has won two straight since falling in three out of four. Adam Wainwright improved to 9-and-3 by tossing seven innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts in the win. Jay Bruce and Shin-Shoo Choo each drove in a run for the Reds, who were just 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position while the Redbirds went 8-for-19. Mike Leake allowed three runs over five innings to fall to 5-and-3 for Cincinnati, which has lost three straight.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 2 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 23 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 31 min ago

The Royals could have played with just two players and been fine in a 5-0 shutout of the Cardinals from Kauffman Stadium. Chris Young fired six innings of six-hit ball to improve to 4-and-0. Young walked two and struck out two as the Royals picked up their fourth straight win. Kendrys Morales took care of the offense with a five RBI night. Morales belted a three-run and a two-run home run in the first and third innings.