East Central College Softball Update

The East Central College Softball Falcons have improved to 16-9 on the season as the team knocked off Lewis & Clark Community College 2-1 and 21-5 in Godfrey, IL. The team has been competing well despite a number of key injuries and an epidemic of sick players with influenza. Sarah Westhoff (Washington High School) recorded her sixth victory of the season in the 2-1 win. Alex Adelsberger (Wentzville Timberland) went 5 for 5 hitting in the second game. The Falcons are ranked 17th in the latest NJCAA poll.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 59 min 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 1 day 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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