Local College Sports Update

The ECC fall sports are heading into the month of October with victories. A home win for volleyball and an away win for soccer yesterday started the month off on the right track for ECC.

The Soccer Falcons (8-7) were able to fly over the Eagles of Central Methodist University JV with a 6-0 score line in an away match. ECC traveled to Fayette, MO in order to collect their eighth victory of the season.

The Volleyball Falcons (10-14) “Jammed the Gym” against the St. Louis Community College Archers as the team played well on the court in front of the largest crowd of the season. ECC was able to knock off the Archers in three straight sets by scores of 25-13, 25-12, 25-12.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 24 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.