Local College Sports Update

The East Central College Volleyball Falcons are 5-7 on the season as they defeated Central Methodist JV away on Monday. ECC lost a tightly contested MCCAC match to the Mineral Area College Cardinals last night at home by scores of 25-23, 20-25, 8-25, 25-21, 6-15. The Falcons fought hard in a back and forth match, but came up short in the fifth set.

Upcoming Volleyball Home Games:
Wed. 09/18/13 Rend Lake H - Union, MO 6:30 PM

The East Central College Soccer Falcons are 3-4 on the season and had an up and down week as well. On Monday, the Falcons knocked off the McKendree University JV Bearcats 2-1 for their third victory. ECC lost yesterday in an away match to undefeated Lincoln Land by a score of 4-1.

Upcoming Soccer Home Games:
Fri. 09/13/13 Kishwaukee H - Union, MO 3:00 PM
Sun. 09/15/13 St. Charles H - Union, MO 2:00 PM
Wed. 09/18/13 Jefferson H - Union, MO 3:00 PM

The East Central College Softball Falcons were at home over the past weekend in an exhibition double header against the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats’ varsity team. ECC had a good showing by recording 3-3 and 2-2 ties in the seven inning limit games.

Upcoming Softball Home Games:
Sun.09/29/13 St. Louis H - Union, MO 12:00/2:00 PM

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
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SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 35 min ago

Volleyball...
Class 3 District 8 at Union
Borgia vs. St. Clair at 5:00
Sullivan vs. Owensville at 6:15.
Championship at 7:30-Broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.

Class 4 District 3 at Rockwood Summit
Lafayette vs. Eureka at 5:00
Washington vs. Northwest at 6:15
Championship at 7:30