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

5 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 6-0 Senior Forward Megan Jensen with the St. Francis Borgia Girls Basketball Team. Megan scored 24 points leading Borgia to a 52-47 win over Cardinal Ritter in the championship game of the Borgia/Competitive Edge Tournament Saturday afternoon. In three tournament games last week. Megan scored 63 points and earned MVP honors.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 15 hours ago

When our daughter turned 13, as part of her birthday celebration we drove 13 seventh-grade girls to the mall. As one of the drivers, I can attest that a vanload of young adolescent girls generates plenty of chatter...and plenty of drama.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 3 min ago

The bracket is set for the Class 4 District 9 basketball tournament at Owensville High School. The tournaments will run February 29th through March 5th.
Boys...
1-Borgia
2-Sullivan
3-Pacific
4-Union
5-Owensville
6-St. Clair

Girls...
1-Borgia
2-Owensville
3-St. Clair
4-Pacific
5-Sullivan
6-Union