Local College Softball

The East Central Falcons won the Region 16 Division Two Championship over the weekend. The Falcons defeated Cottey College 8-0 with Julie Scheer pitching a no hitter. ECC then beat St. Louis twice 6-0 and 12-2. Haley Zenner homered in each game with a combined six runs batted in. Kris Stevens finished with three rbi in the championship game and Scheer was the winning pitcher in all three. Julie Scheer, Haley Zenner, Choe Galati, Michelle Bryant and Grace Fritz were named 1st Team All-Region. Coach Wallach was named NJCAA Region 16 DII Coach of the Year for the second season in a row. Next for the Falcons will be a trip to the NJCAA District playoff match-up against Murray State College in Tishamingo, Oklahoma May 3rd and 4th. The winner of the best two out of three series will head to Raceway Park in Jackson, Mississippi for the NJCAA DII Softball National Tournament.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 1 day ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 3 min ago

The Class 3 Sectional at Missouri S&T in Rolla between the St. James Lady Tigers and Licking is postponed and rescheduled for Thursday night.