Cardinals Fall In Grapefruit Finale

The Marlins scored five times in the top of the eighth inning to sink the Cardinals 6-4 in the Grapefruit League finale for St. Louis. Daniel Descalso was 1-for-3 with an RBI while Jon Jay was 1-for-2 with a run scored in the loss. Michael Wacha allowed one run in five innings with six strikeouts in the no decision. Scott McGregor fell to 0-and-2.

The St. Louis Cardinals have their final tuneup tonight before the regular season starts. The Cards clash with their Triple-A affiliate, the Memphis Redbirds, in Tennessee. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., and the first five-thousand fans get a 2014 magnet schedule. Cards batting practice begins at 4:45 with the game scheduled to begin at 6:35. The regular season starts Monday in Cincinnati against the Reds.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 2 days ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 34 min ago

Soccer...
Sullivan at North County
Washington at Union

Softball...
Washington at Holt
New Haven at Wellsville
De Soto at Pacific
Sullivan at Affton

Volleyball...
Pacific hosts Hillsboro