Cardinals Clip Brewers

Kolten Wong hit a homer and knocked in three runs as the Cardinals topped the Brewers 9-7 from Busch Stadium. Oscar Taveras drove in two runs for St. Louis, which has won two of three. Jhonny Peralta also went deep in the win. Justin Masterson picked up the win in his debut for the Cards. He gave up five runs in six innings. Kyle Lohse allowed nine runs in four-plus frames for the loss. Ryan Braun and Scooter Gennett each plated two runs for Milwaukee, which had won two in-a-row.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

Every election year, I hear the same complaints about the political party system, rigged elections and flawed candidates. As it happens, many of these come from folks who are rationalizing their decision not to vote.

I have a word for those who opt not to vote and then complain bitterly about the folks who end up running our country.

Malcontents.

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 35 min ago

Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena. Freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led the offensive output for Missouri with 19 points, with 10 total Tigers reaching the score sheet on the night. The Tigers fell behind early as a result of a sharp shooting performance from Oral Roberts to open the game.