Local College Softball

East Central College Softball finished the 2014 regular season campaign with a 27-20 record knocking off MCCAC conference rival Three Rivers in the second game of a double header on Wednesday. The Falcons came back in the bottom of the 7th inning to seal the victory by a score of 4-3. The Falcons couldn’t create much offense in the first game against Three Rivers and dropped it 5-0.

The Falcons start the NJCAA Region 16 DII Softball Tournament tomorrow April 25, 2014 at Noon in Farmington, MO. East Central College secured the #1 seed and will face Cottey College in the first game of the tournament. The second game will be played at 2:00p.m. with a potential match-up of facing the winner of Mineral Area College and St. Louis Community College.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 31 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.