Local College Softball

East Central College Softball finished the 2014 regular season campaign with a 27-20 record knocking off MCCAC conference rival Three Rivers in the second game of a double header on Wednesday. The Falcons came back in the bottom of the 7th inning to seal the victory by a score of 4-3. The Falcons couldn’t create much offense in the first game against Three Rivers and dropped it 5-0.

The Falcons start the NJCAA Region 16 DII Softball Tournament tomorrow April 25, 2014 at Noon in Farmington, MO. East Central College secured the #1 seed and will face Cottey College in the first game of the tournament. The second game will be played at 2:00p.m. with a potential match-up of facing the winner of Mineral Area College and St. Louis Community College.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is St. Clair Senior Guard Allison Hinson. After a season opening loss to Washington, Allison has helped St. Clair win four straight, which included the Clayton Tournament Championship. Allison is currently averaging more than 12 points and eight rebounds per game. She is sporting a 35% shooting percentage, hitting 36% on two's and 28% on three's.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 3 min ago

Rayvonte Rice scored 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead his Illinois Fighting Illini past the Missouri Tigers, 62-59, in a non-conference affair at Scottrade Center. Ahmad Starks chipped in with 13 points, and Malcolm Hill netted 10 in the win for Illinois (9-3), which was the second victory in a row. Johnathan Williams III paced Missouri (5-6) with 15 points and eight rebounds, while Wes Clark contributed 11 points.