Cardinals Get By Nationals, Complete Sweep

Jaime Garcia tossed seven innings of one-run ball as the Cardinals dropped the Nationals 5-2 to complete a three-game sweep at Busch Stadium. Garcia improved to 3-and-0 while Trevor Rosenthal recorded the final out to earn his 20th save. Matt Adams hit a two-run homer and Matt Holliday added a solo shot and drove in two for St. Louis, which has won six out of seven. Adam LaRoche and Jayson Werth each drove in a run for Washington in defeat. Doug Fister fell to 5-and-2 after allowing four runs in six frames as the Nats lost their fourth straight overall since a four-game win streak.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 33 min ago

Saint Louis erased a nine-point second half deficit and had a shot to win it late, but fell 60-56 against UMass Saturday in a thrilling Atlantic 10 Conference game at Chaifetz Arena. It was the fourth loss in a row for the Billikens, who fall to 9-12 overall and 1-7 in league play. UMass improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the A-10. The Billikens had the ball down by two with the shot clock off.