Cardinals Finish Off Sweep Of Pirates

Michael Wacha shut out the Pirates on two hits for seven innings and the Cardinals finished off a sweep of the Pirates in a key NL Central series at Busch Stadium. St. Louis took a game-and-a-half lead over the Pirates for first place in the division. Four Cardinals players hit doubles with Wacha driving in two runs with a base hit.

The Cardinals get today off. Then they open a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals are in first place in the NL Central at 83-and-60, with a slim lead over Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 19 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 1 day 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

19 hours 3 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