Sharks Double Up Blues In St. Louis

The Sharks doubled up the Blues 4-2 at Scottrade Center. Kevin Shattenkirk and Jay Bouwmeester both scored for the Blues, who have dropped two in-a-row on the heels of a three-game winning streak. Jaroslav Halak allowed all four goals on 27 shots in the setback.

The Blues are without team captain David Backes. Backes has a concussion, according to reports. He missed the game against San Jose Tuesday. Backes is listed as day-to-day. He has missed only three games in the past six seasons.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 21 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

2 days 19 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

8 hours 32 min 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