Phillies Top Cardinals

A.J. Burnett allowed one run in the complete game as the Phillies defeated the Cardinals 5-1 at Busch Stadium. Burnett improved to 5-and-6 for Philadelphia, which has won five straight. Marlon Byrd hit a solo homer while Jimmy Rollins knocked in two runs. Matt Holliday drove in the only run for St. Louis, which has lost three in-a-row. Jaime Garcia allowed four runs and struck out seven in five-plus frames for the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 11 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

6 hours 42 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.