College Basketball Round-Up

The 3-and-0 St. Louis Billikens travel South of the Border this weekend for the Cancun Challenge Tournament. The Billikins take on Oral Roberts in the opening round on Thursday. The Illini will cap off their five-game homestand against Chicago State Friday night.


1 day 59 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 21 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.



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The Cardinals rallied from down 8-4 in the bottom-of-the-sixth to beat the Cubs, 10-9, at Busch Stadium. Mark Reynolds went 2-for-3 with a first-inning grand slam and Tony Cruz belted a two-run double to give St. Louis the lead in the seventh. Kolten Wong went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI for the Cards, who are off to their best start since 1900 at 19-and-6. Miguel Socolovich picked up the win.