Cardinals Double Up Padres

Lance Lynn struck out six over six innings of one-run ball to lead the Cardinals in a 4-2 win over the Padres at Busch Stadium. Lynn improved to 13-and-8 while Pat Neshek recorded his fourth save despite allowing a run in the ninth. Matt Adams and Jhonny Peralta each went 2-for-4 with an RBI for St. Louis, which has won three straight since losing four of five. Tyson Ross fell to 11-and-11 after giving up three runs in six innings for San Diego. Yasmani Grandal hit a solo homer for the Padres, who have dropped two straight since a five-game win streak.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 17 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

3 days 15 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 4 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas