Padres Ground Cardinals

Carlos Quentin was 2-for-4 with an RBI as the Padres grabbed a 5-3 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Chase Headley was 2-for-5 and scored twice for San Diego, which has won two out of three since a four-game slide. Edinson Volquez allowed three runs over five innings to improve to 7-and-8 while Huston Street recorded his 16th save. Allen Craig laced a two-run single in the fourth for St. Louis, which had won three of its previous four. Lance Lynn fell to 11-and-5 after allowing four runs in five innings. Lynn started the season 10-and-1 but has lost four of his last five decisions.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 8 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

1 week 1 day 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

4 hours 12 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.