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

3 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 13 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.