Local College Sports Update

The season is over for the East Central College volleyball team. The Falcons lost to District O rival Northeastern Oklahoma in the final of the Region 16 Tournament in Lee's Summit on the MCC Longview campus. The Falcons fell in five sets. Team honors included three players being named to the NJCAA Region 16 All-Region team. Amanda Reetz, Haley Zenner and Sadie Pafford were all named to the first team All-Region and Coach Lisa Mathes-Peters was named Region 16 Coach of the Year.

The ECC Soccer team wrapped up the season with a 10-8-1 record. It marks the 12th season of the past 13 where the Falcons finshed .500 or better. Several players received post season honors, including two Union High School graduates. Devin Arand was named First Team All Region and First Team All Conference and Will Sammet was named Second Team All-Conference.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Pitcher Janna Ruether. Her record is 6-4 with a 4.35 era. Janna has registered 40 strike outs with 33 walks in 37 innings pitched this seaon. As a hitter, Janna is batting .308 with 10 rbi with one double and one triple. Janna has played a major role in Union's run to the Four Rivers Conference Championship this year.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 13 hours ago

Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 2 min ago

Softball...
Borgia at Union in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. Game time is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington at Summit
Warrenton at St. Charles West
New Haven at Bourbon

Volleyball...
St. Clair at Hermann
Union at St. James
Sullivan at New Haven
Owensville at Pacific
Borgia at Notre Dame
Washington hosts Eureka