Cards Open Second Half Friday Against Dodgers

The Cardinals open the second half of the season tomorrow against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. The Redbirds are currently second in the NL Central at 52-and-44, one game behind the Brewers. Lance Lynn will start for the Redbirds. He is 10-and-6 with a 3.14 ERA in 19 starts. LA will counter with right-hander Dan Haren, who is 8-and-6 with a 4.23 ERA.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 12 hours 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 30 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas