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

6 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Baseball Player Adam Gauzy. As a pitcher, Adam has the most innings pitched on the staff with 46. His record is 6-0, he's given up 10 runs, three earned, for a staff low ERA of .450. Adam has struck out 53 batters while walking 11. At the plate, Adam is a switch hitter with an avarage of .315, an on-base percentage of .427 and a slugging percentage of .342.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 4 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 59 min ago

The 2014 class is set to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, first baseman Frank Thomas, and managers Tony la Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre make up this year's class. Sunday's ceremony is at 12:30. Maddux was a four-time NL Cy Young winner with 355 wins for the Cubs, Braves, Dodgers and Padres.