Cubs Win Battle Of Aces Over Cardinals

Jeff Samardzija pitched eight-and-one-third innings and allowed two runs on seven hits to get the win, as the Cubs topped the Cardinals and ace Adam Wainwright 4-2 at Busch Stadium. Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ransom hit home runs for the Cubs. Carlos Beltran had two hits including a home run for the Cards and Yadier Molina had three hits. Wainwright allowed four runs on seven hits in seven innings but took the loss to snap a five-start winning streak. He's 10-and-4 on the season.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 23 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

20 hours 51 min 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

3 hours 31 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.