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

6 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 15 hours ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.