Cardinals Shut Out Reds In Opener

Yadier Molina slugged a solo homer in the top of the seventh inning as the Cardinals beat the Reds 1-0 on Opening Day in Cincinnati. Adam Wainwright struck out nine over seven innings of three-hit ball for the win. Trevor Rosenthal pitched the ninth for his first save.

The Cardinals and Reds resume their opening three-game series in Cincinnati tomorrow night. Youngster Michael Wacha will take the ball for the Redbirds, while Cincinnati starts Tony Cingrani. Tomorrow's game at Great American Ball Park gets underway at 6:10 p.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 31 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.