Cardinals Close Out Padres

The Cardinals used a three-run first featuring an RBI triple from Matt Holliday to close out the Padres 5-3 and win the three-game series. Allen Craig and Yadier Molina each drove in a run with a single for St. Louis, which has won three-of-four. Tyler Lyons gave up one run over seven inning to win win his first-ever major league start. Jedd Gyorko hit a solo homer for San Diego. Burch Smith allowed four runs in one-plus innings for the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 23 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 1 min ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.