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

3 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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