NL Battles AL In New York

The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs are off for the All-Star Break until Friday. The Cards are in first place while the Cubs are in fourth place in the National League Central. Catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Carlos Beltran are starting for the NL. The Cards also have starter Adam Wainwright, first baseman Allen Craig and second baseman Matt Carpenter on the team. Wainwright will not play due to his start last night. He was replaced by teammate Edward Mujica. Starter Travis Wood is the lone Cub representative. The National League has won three straight over the American League.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days 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 7 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.