Category Archives: Local Sports

Pirates Beat Slumping Cubs 7-0

PITTSBURGH – Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds hit home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl finished his comeback season on a strong note, allowing two hits, struck out five hits and three walks. He sat out last season while…read more »

Crunch Time for MLB Playoffs

ST. LOUIS MO(AP) – Eight teams in the National League are vying for four available postseason spots heading into the regular season’s final weekend.  The Marlins, Phillies, Cardinals, Reds, Brewers and Giants are the top teams still in contention — and they’re packed tightly with slots available for one team from the NL East, another…read more »

Yadier Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a five-game series between playoff contenders by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2.

All students in the Shawnee School District in Wolf Lake will start a “hybrid” learning model, with four days of normal classroom instruction and only one day of virtual instruction every week beginning on October 5, 2020. Members of the district’s board of education recently voted in favor of the hybrid model. The Shawnee district’s student body…read more »

Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlor sex. Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg said during an online press conference that without the video recordings of…read more »

Gomber Pitches Cards to 5-0 Win Over Royals

KANSAS CITY(AP) – Austin Gomber tossed six innings of four-hit ball in a crucial spot start, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 victory over Brady Singer and the Kansas City Royals. The Cardinals still trail the Chicago Cubs by 3 1/2 games in the NL Central, but they improved to 27-25 and edged…read more »

Pirates Cool off Hendricks, Slip Past Cubs 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP)- Adam Frazier and Ke’Bryan Hayes led off the bottom of the first inning with back-to-back homers off Kyle Hendricks, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates all the offense they’d need to slip by the playoff-bound Chicago Cubs 2-1. Frazier turned on the fourth pitch he saw from Hendricks and sent it to the railing atop…read more »

Perez, Cordero Power Royals to 12-3 Rout of Cards

KANSAS CITY(AP) – Salvador Perez and Franchy Cordero hit two homers and drove in five runs apiece, and the Kansas City Royals went on to pummel the playoff-contending St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 in their series finale Wednesday night. Danny Duffy earned the win by pitching into the sixth inning. Carlos Martinez took the loss, allowing…read more »

Empty seats make for some strange sights, sounds in NFL

DENVER (AP) — Broncos quarterback Drew Lock felt like he was at the library, whispering in the huddle at empty Empower Field so the Tennessee Titans couldn’t eavesdrop. All the vacant seats at Gillette Stadium had Patriots star Julian Edelman reminiscing about his time in junior college. Aaron Rodgers capitalized on the silenced Gjallarhorn in…read more »

Steven Brault 2-hits Cardinals

(AP)-Steven Brault pitched a two-hitter for his first career complete game, Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped an eight-game skid with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis dropped to third place in the NL Central, six games behind the division-leading Chicago Cubs and 1/2 back of…read more »

Báez Single Gives Cubs 4th Straight Win

CHICAGO(AP) – Javier Báez’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians. The game was briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and briefly landed on the outfield grass. Automatic runner Ian Happ advanced to third when Kris Bryant greeted Phil Maton…read more »

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