Local College Sports

A high scoring game had East Central College (12-9) coming out victorious in the quarterfinal round of the NJCAA Region 16 Men’s Soccer Tournament over Metropolitan Community College- Blue River by a score of 4-3. The game was a tough battle for the Falcons who were looking to avenge a 2-1 regular season loss in the last seconds of double overtime against the Trailblazers.

The Falcons finished the regular season with a victory over Rend Lake Community College by scores of 25-23, 25-20, 25-19. A strong performance at end of the season has ECC looking to make their mark in the post season this coming weekend at Cottey College in Nevada, MO.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 2 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.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 hour ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 32 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.