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

2 days 20 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 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 39 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball, Washington Post 218 will host Pacific at Ronsick Field. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.