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

5 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 5 min ago

Jorge Soler launched two home runs in just his third Major League game as the Cubs beat the Cardinals 7-2 at Busch Stadium. Soler went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs while Javier Baez added two RBI. Luis Valbuena and Arismendy Alcantara each hit a solo shot for the Cubs to end a short two game skid. Neil Ramirez earned the win in relief.