Local College Sports

A high scoring game had East Central College (12-9) coming out victorious in the quarterfinal round of the NJCAA Region 16 Men’s Soccer Tournament over Metropolitan Community College- Blue River by a score of 4-3. The game was a tough battle for the Falcons who were looking to avenge a 2-1 regular season loss in the last seconds of double overtime against the Trailblazers.

The Falcons finished the regular season with a victory over Rend Lake Community College by scores of 25-23, 25-20, 25-19. A strong performance at end of the season has ECC looking to make their mark in the post season this coming weekend at Cottey College in Nevada, MO.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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No matter how many years pass, few of us old enough to understand the scope of what happened on September 11, 2001 will ever forget those video images of planes flying through skyscrapers, which then crumbled into dust. Perhaps out of psychological necessity, we have distanced ourselves from the visceral emotions of that day.



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The Cardinals begin their 2015 postseason run tonight. They host the division-rival Cubs in Game One of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. John Lackey starts the opener of the best-of-five set for St. Louis. Chicago counters with Jon Lester. First pitch is at 5:45 p.m.