Local College Sports Update

ECC SOFTBALL: The Softball Falcons are now 7-4 on the season after a double header sweep of region rival, Mineral Area Cardinals, at home on Tuesday by scores of 5-2 and 8-3. This has been one of the best starts to an ECC Softball season despite the weather conditions.

ECC SOCCER & ECC VOLLEYBALL: Both teams are continuing spring practices as coaches are trying to prepare for the coming year. The returning freshmen for next year hope to step into leadership roles vacated by graduating sophomores as each team hopes to improve over last year.

Read about the latest in ECC sports by following the link http://sports.eastcentral.edu/.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 12 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 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 7 hours 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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