Giants Rough Up Wainwright, Cardinals

Hunter Pence clubbed a three-run homer as the Giants popped the Cardinals 9-4 at Busch Stadium. Hector Sanchez and Gregor Blanco each knocked in two for San Francisco, which has won eight of its last nine. Madison Bumgarner improved to 7-and-3 after tossing seven shutout innings and allowing three hits and a walk while fanning ten. Adam Wainwright was rocked for seven runs in just four-and-a-third innings, falling to 8-and-3 for St. Louis. Jon Jay had a three-run double and Allen Craig doubled him in as the Cardinals lost their third straight.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 15 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

3 days 12 hours 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

1 day 2 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas