Local College Sports Update

ECC Soccer was able to down MCCAC conference and NJCAA Region 16 opponent St. Louis Community College by a score of 6-2. The Falcons are now 7-7 on the season with six games remaining before the Region 16 Tournament at the end of October.

ECC Volleyball hosted a six team tournament over the weekend and collected a win over Cottey College by scores of 25-20 & 25-22 in a best two out three set match. The Falcons went the distance against the top two teams in the tournament falling in three sets to Northeastern Oklahoma 25-12, 20-25, 8-15 and MCC-Longview 25-20, 20-25, 11-15.

The Falcon Softball squad finished their final weekend of the fall exhibition season collecting three victories. The first came over Evangel University in Springfield, MO by a score of 5-4. The Falcons were able to knock of their first four year school of the fall season. The other victories came at home with wins over St. Louis Community College by scores of 5-0 and 5-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 12 hours ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 3 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.