World Series Shifts Back To Boston

Jon Lester outdueled Adam Wainwright again as the Red Sox took a 3-2 lead in the World Series beating the Cardinals, 3-1, at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright took his second loss of the series despite striking out 10 and allowing three runs in seven innings. Matt Holliday's home run in the fourth was the only run St. Louis would score. Boston tries to close out the series in Game Six at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.

The World Series now shifts back to Boston. Today is a travel day for the Cardinals and Red Sox, who will play Game Six of the best-of-seven series tomorrow night at Fenway Park. It's a rematch of Game Two, with Michael Wacha opposing John Lackey. If needed, Game Seven is Thursday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Washington Post 218 Seniors are headed to state. Washington cruised through the zone 1 tournament capping off their run with a 14-9 win over Moberly in the championship game Sunday afternoon. Washington led by 10 into the bottom of the ninth. Matt Miller was the winning pitcher as Washington improved to 33-3 on the season. Ross Seitter, Aaron Meyer and Nate Hillermann all had two hits apiece. Washington banged out 14 as a team.