Local College Sports Update

The East Central College Volleyball Falcons are 5-7 on the season as they defeated Central Methodist JV away on Monday. ECC lost a tightly contested MCCAC match to the Mineral Area College Cardinals last night at home by scores of 25-23, 20-25, 8-25, 25-21, 6-15. The Falcons fought hard in a back and forth match, but came up short in the fifth set.

Upcoming Volleyball Home Games:
Wed. 09/18/13 Rend Lake H - Union, MO 6:30 PM

The East Central College Soccer Falcons are 3-4 on the season and had an up and down week as well. On Monday, the Falcons knocked off the McKendree University JV Bearcats 2-1 for their third victory. ECC lost yesterday in an away match to undefeated Lincoln Land by a score of 4-1.

Upcoming Soccer Home Games:
Fri. 09/13/13 Kishwaukee H - Union, MO 3:00 PM
Sun. 09/15/13 St. Charles H - Union, MO 2:00 PM
Wed. 09/18/13 Jefferson H - Union, MO 3:00 PM

The East Central College Softball Falcons were at home over the past weekend in an exhibition double header against the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats’ varsity team. ECC had a good showing by recording 3-3 and 2-2 ties in the seven inning limit games.

Upcoming Softball Home Games:
Sun.09/29/13 St. Louis H - Union, MO 12:00/2:00 PM

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 3 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 17 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas