Cardinals Crush Cubs

The Cardinals scored four runs in the second and five in the fourth to power by the Cubs 10-4 at Busch Stadium. Matt Adams smacked a solo homer in the win. Matt Carpenter and Jon Jay both knocked in two runs for St. Louis, which improved to 6-and-5. Adam Wainwright gave up four runs and struck out eight over seven innings for the win. Junior Lake left the yard for the second time this season in defeat. Carlos Villanueva went three-plus frames but gave up nine runs for the loss. Chicago is 4-and-7.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 20 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

18 hours 21 min 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 22 sec ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.