Diamondbacks Hire La Russa To Front Office

Tony La Russa is making his return to baseball with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The D'backs have hired the soon-to-be-inducted Hall of Famer as chief baseball officer. He will report to Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall and oversee all baseball operations, working with general manager Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson. La Russa won three World Series titles and six league championships as a manager for 33 years. He will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame in July.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 31 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.