Cardinals Fall To Marlins

Peter Bourjos tripled in a run during the fifth inning as the Cardinals lost 4-3 to the Marlins yesterday. Daniel Descalso and Jon Jay also knocked in runs for St. Louis in the fifth. Scott McGregor suffered the loss in relief. Lance Lynn gave up three runs in four innings in the start. The Cards play the Nationals today

Cuban infielder Aledmys Diaz will make his spring debut today at Roger Dean Stadium against the Nationals. The 23-year-old was signed by the Cards earlier in the exhibition season. He was inked to a four-year deal worth eight-million-dollars and is expected to be the everyday starter at shortstop at Double-A Springfield.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days 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 11 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.