Stories by R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Cardinals blank Braves

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals made the most of two hits and beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Cardinals chairman says scandal taints organization

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. blamed "roguish behavior" for the team's involvement in the alleged hacking of the Houston Astros' player personnel database.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, April 3, 2015

Goalie Solo in 'happier place'

These days, Hope Solo is projecting calm confidence in net. She's working hard at putting distance on a recent suspension and leading the way for U.S. women's soccer team preparing for the World Cup.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Blues surge on offense's strength

ST. LOUIS - After winning three in a row by five or more goals for the first time in franchise history, they scored enough to handle a goalie change and keep rolling.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Missouri wins SEC East, knocks Georgia out of running

COLUMBIA, Mo. — After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It’s been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Rams surprise Manning, Broncos

ST. LOUIS - Shaun Hill was effective in his first start since regaining the quarterback job and the St. Louis Rams defense made life miserable for Peyton Manning in a 22-7 victory over the AFC ...
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Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Walkoff homer lifts Cardinals in Game 2

ST. LOUIS -Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one ...
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Familiar foes face off in NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals have the home-field advantage again against the San Francisco Giants in the best-of-seven matchup that begins Saturday night.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Carpenter leads Cards' sudden power surge

ST. LOUIS - Matt Carpenter became a high-end leadoff man because of his smarts, production and ability to work counts. Now, add bat to be feared.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' homer to a 3-2 victory.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Cards skipper knows need for player protection

ST. LOUIS - Just like Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals manager was struck in the face by a pitch and felt lucky to walk away minus only teeth and blood.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Consistent demeanor a key for Cardinals closer

Trevor Rosenthal leads majors with 34 saves in first season as closer for St. Louis.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, July 28, 2014

Rams' Bradford entering another year on hot seat

ST. LOUIS - It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford. Every summer, he deals with the oversized burden of living up to getting picked first overall in 2010.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Heads-up play helps Cardinals drop Braves

ST. LOUIS - Rookie Kolten Wong keyed the St. Louis offense with his legs in support of Shelby Miller's strongest outing of the season, and the Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Saturday.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Stars' Peverley undergoing heart tests

ST. LOUIS - Stars forward Rich Peverley remained hospitalized Tuesday in Dallas, undergoing heart tests after collapsing on the bench during a game that was postponed.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Missouri coach has reason to be cheerful

There has been no sophomore slump for the fifth-ranked Missouri Tigers in the Southeastern Conference.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Missouri has hopes of containing Johnny Manziel

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Louisiana State set the template for No. 5 Missouri. Keep Johnny Manziel in the middle of the field, and the Heisman Trophy winner can be contained.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013

Injured Missouri quarterback almost ready to return

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri quarterback James Franklin looked good in pre-game drills and could be back from a shoulder injury next week. Coaches used that to prod backup Maty Mauk against Tennessee.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Rookie keys Cardinals

Led by Wacha, young arms were the key to another World Series appearance for the Cardinals.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Cardinals rock Dodgers' ace to win NLCS

ST. LOUIS - Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons.
By R.B. Fallstrom
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County official quits

Barry Smith, Columbia County's longtime director of Community and Leisure Services, resigned suddenly Monday without explanation, county officials said.
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