Local College Sports Update

ECC SOFTBALL: The Softball Falcons are now 7-4 on the season after a double header sweep of region rival, Mineral Area Cardinals, at home on Tuesday by scores of 5-2 and 8-3. This has been one of the best starts to an ECC Softball season despite the weather conditions.

ECC SOCCER & ECC VOLLEYBALL: Both teams are continuing spring practices as coaches are trying to prepare for the coming year. The returning freshmen for next year hope to step into leadership roles vacated by graduating sophomores as each team hopes to improve over last year.

Read about the latest in ECC sports by following the link http://sports.eastcentral.edu/.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 3 hours ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.