Cubs Edge Cardinals At Wrigley

Nate Schierholtz blasted a two-run homer in the fourth inning as the Cubs went on to beat the Cardinals, 2-1. Travis Wood went six-and-two-thirds innings while allowing one run with eight strikeouts to pick up the win for Chicago, which has won two straight since a four-game slide. Lance Lynn gave up two runs across seven frames with eight strikeouts to fall to 5-and-1. The Cards saw a six-game winning streak end.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 36 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball....
Washington travels to Elsberry. Game time is 6:00 and it will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.