Cardinals Hold Off Padres

Jake Westbrook shined at the plate and on the mound as the Cardinals held off the surging Padres 9-6 at Busch Stadium. Westbrook went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI for St. Louis, which has won three of its last four. On the mound, he allowed two runs in six-and-two-thirds innings for his sixth win. Matt Carpenter was 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run in the win. Edward Mujica locked up his 27th save. Everth Cabrera knocked in two runs and scored once for San Diego, which has lost five-of-six. Jason Marquis allowed six runs in five-and-one-third frames for the loss. The Padres scored all their runs in the seventh inning and later.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

20 hours 20 min 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 4 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 6 min 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.