Molina Sparks Cards To Win Over Cubs

Yadier Molina's three-run homer capped a four-run ninth inning as the Cardinals beat the Cubs 10-6 at Wrigley Field. Molina went 4-for-6 and drove in four with three runs for St. Louis, which has won seven out of nine. Allen Craig was 4-for-5 and had the go-ahead RBI single prior to Molina's blast in the ninth. Pete Kozma was 3-for-6 and knocked in two while Edward Mujica pitched the final inning-and-a-third for the win. Darwin Barney went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and four RBI for Chicago, which has lost three out of five. Cody Ransom tied the game with a pinch-hit two-run double in the eighth. Kevin Gregg was tagged for all four late runs to suffer the loss. Both teams return to action on Friday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 18 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

30 min 29 sec ago

In Senior Legion Baseball...
Washington improved to 2-0 with a 2-1 win over Creve Coeur at Ronsick Field. Matt Miller scored the winning run on a sac fly in foul ground off the bat of Matt McGilvray in the bottom of the seventh inning. The left fielder made a spectacular catch, but Miller tagged up and headed home with the winning run. Spencer Juergens was the winning pitcher.