Local College Sports Update

East Central Softball (11-6) hit the road for the beginning of spring break and also hit the ball with determination. The first two double headers of the road trip had the Falcons coming up big with four victories. The double header against Missouri Valley JV went all for the Falcons with wins of 11-1 and 23-1. Chelsea Bax and Sarah Westhoff collected the wins pitching for the Falcons and the entire team contributed to the hit parade. Haley Zenner led the charge with seven RBI and the rest of the team was right behind her. Elaine Shoenberger, Kaitlin Evans, Michelle Bryant, Ashley Hill, Sarah Westhoff, Alex Adelsberger and Brittany Miller all had multiple hit games.

The Ft. Scott Community College games were closer in the score book as the Falcons ended up winning 5-4 and 6-0 over the Greyhounds. Ashley Hill and Rachel Micke were the winning pitchers in the contests respectively. A tough first game had the Falcons down early 3-0, but they clawed their way back to win the game in the top of the seventh inning. Brittany Miller collected two RBI in the game to lead ECC offensively. The second game was all ECC as Kaitlin Evans and Haley Zenner both registered two RBI each in the 6-0 victory.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 17 hours ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Washington at Fort Zumwalt South
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