Cards Bounce Braves

Adam Wainwright continued his strong season leading the Cardinals to a 7-1 win over the Braves in the finale of a three-game series at Turner Field. Wainwright improved to 6-and-2, allowing one run in eight innings with six strikeouts. Matt Holliday had three hits and three RBI for St. Louis, which took two of three from Atlanta.

The Cardinals make the final stop on their three-city road trip this weekend in Pittsburgh. They open a three-game series with the Pirates tomorrow night at PNC Park. Michael Wacha is slated to start for St. Louis, while Pittsburgh counters with Francisco Liriano.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 10 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 1 min ago

No. 17 Missouri is going back to the SEC championship. The Tigers scored 18 unanswered points and forced a late turnover to secure a 21-14 win over Arkansas. Missouri, which has won six games in a row, returns to the SEC title game for the second straight season.