Local College Sports

As the first week of competition comes to an end for the Falcons’ fall sports teams, each team has collected victories at home and on the road. ECC Soccer has improved to 2-0 with a 3-0 road win over Danville Area Community College. ECC Volleyball (2-3) knocked of the St. Louis College of Pharmacy at home on Tuesday in a tight match by scores 12-25,25-23,25-21,24-26,15-12. A last set nail biter had the Falcons finishing on top.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 19 hours ago

Senior Legion...
Washington got back on track with a 5-2 win over Festus at Ronsick Field. Spencer Juergens pitched all seven innings as Post 218 improved to 3-1 overall on the season.