Craig's Slam Lifts Cards Past Reds

Allen Craig crushed a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning as the Cardinals rallied past the Reds 8-6 in the opener of a huge three-game series at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer in the third for the Redbirds, who have won eight of their last 10 to take a half-game lead in the NL Central on idle Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez picked up his first career victory. Edward Mujica closed it out for his 35th save.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 6-0 Senior Forward Megan Jensen with the St. Francis Borgia Girls Basketball Team. Megan scored 24 points leading Borgia to a 52-47 win over Cardinal Ritter in the championship game of the Borgia/Competitive Edge Tournament Saturday afternoon. In three tournament games last week. Megan scored 63 points and earned MVP honors.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 3 hours ago

When our daughter turned 13, as part of her birthday celebration we drove 13 seventh-grade girls to the mall. As one of the drivers, I can attest that a vanload of young adolescent girls generates plenty of chatter...and plenty of drama.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 3 hours ago

The bracket is set for the Class 4 District 9 basketball tournament at Owensville High School. The tournaments will run February 29th through March 5th.
Boys...
1-Borgia
2-Sullivan
3-Pacific
4-Union
5-Owensville
6-St. Clair

Girls...
1-Borgia
2-Owensville
3-St. Clair
4-Pacific
5-Sullivan
6-Union