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.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Freshman Cross Country Runner Julia McIntyre from New Haven High School. Julia finished sixth in the state meet in Jefferson City with a time of 20:58.40 at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City earlier this month. She helped her team to a 12th place finish. Julia was a straight A student at Franklin County R-2 and she continues to get A's in high school.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Football players strike. A university president resigns. Suddenly, the University of Missouri is in the eye of a media firestorm. Mizzou has now supplanted Ferguson as the hash tag known round the world.



16 hours 32 min ago

Scottie Upshall scored the game-winning goal early in the third period to help the Blues slip by the Blue Jackets 3-1 at the Scottrade Center. Vladimir Tarasenko added his 14th goal of the season and Jake Allen made 23 saves to earn the win for St. Louis, which improved to 15-6-and-3. Ryan Johansen tallied the lone goal for Columbus, which had won two straight. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 of 31 shots in the loss.