Cardinals Beat Down Pirates

Joe Kelly tossed five-and-a-third innings of one-run ball to lead the Cardinals in a 6-1 win over the Pirates at PNC Park. Kelly allowed six hits and four walks but struck out four to improve to 1-and-0. Jhonny Peralta hit a two-run homer and Yadier Molina added a solo shot for St. Louis, which improved to 3-and-2. Francisco Liriano was tagged for four runs over six frames to suffer the loss for Pittsburgh. Travis Snider was 2-for-4 in the loss as the Bucs fell to 3-and-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 11 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 39 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.