Cody Whitaker scored 20 points to lead the Salem Tigers to a 3rd place finish in the Owensville Tournament with a 52-46 win over the Linn Wildcats. Zayne Kyser netted 12 points in the win that came on the heels of a 56-27 loss to Sullivan Friday night. Salem is now 4-5 on the year and they will be in Sullivan on Tuesday night.
Salem has been seeded 7th in the St. James Tournament and they will face Blair Oaks in the first game of the tournament next week.
Savannah Hanning scored 21 points to help the Salem Lady Tigers beat the Bunker Lady Eagles on Friday, 64-56. Payton Curley had 18 points while Cortney Putman added 11 points for the Lady Tigers, who move to 4-7 on the year. Salem will host the Ava Lady Bears tonight at the SHS gym with the JV to start at 6:00 and the varsity to follow. You’ll be able to hear the varsity game on KSMO Radio, and online at ksmoradio.com and see the game on Fidelity Local 6.
Mike Santorelli's goal early in the third period lifted the Vancouver Canucks over the St. Louis Blues, 2-1, on Friday. Alex Pietrangelo scored for the Blues, who had a seven-game winning streak stopped. Brian Elliott turned aside 20-of-22 shots. The Blues will host the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday at the Scottrade Center.
Jordan Clarkson netted a team-high 20 points, as No. 21 Missouri earned a hard-fought 70-68 victory over Auburn on Saturday at Auburn Arena. Earnest Ross supplied 16 points and seven rebounds, while Jabari Brown added 15 points for Missouri (13-2, 1-1 SEC), which bounced back from an overtime loss to Georgia in its conference opener. Missouri will play at Vanderbilt on Thursday.
Missouri junior tailback Henry Josey has decided to bypass his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2014 NFL Draft. Josey finished the season with 1,166 yards rushing and ranked second in the Southeastern Conference with 16 touchdowns. He is only the second Mizzou running back to post two 1,000-yard seasons, as he ran for 1,168 yards and nine touchdowns as a sophomore in 2011 before sustaining a season-ending knee injury late in that season, keeping him out all of the 2012 campaign. Josey joins fellow junior teammate Kony Ealy, a defensive end, in declaring for the draft.
Funeral services for Beverly JoAnn Bishop of Ballwin, age 69, will be held this morning at 11:30 at the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Wildwood. Visitation will be from 10:30 until service time. Graveside services will be in the St. James Cemetery at 2:30. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James.
Funeral services for Ann J. Simmons of Rolla, age 59, will be held at 11:00 Wednesday morning at the Rolla Chapel on James and Gahr Mortuary. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Interment will be in the Rolla City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Ridgeview Christian Church.
Funeral services for Lena Mae Wells of Salem, age 85, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Miner Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Ohlman Missionary Baptist Church.
Private graveside services for Gertrude La Verne McAllister of Salem, age 87, will be held at a later date at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 48.
Tonight..Partly cloudy, low of 31.
Tuesday..Partly sunny, high of 45.
Tuesday night..Mostly cloudy, low of 23.
Wednesday..Mostly sunny, high of 35.
Wednesday night..Partly cloudy, low of 26.
Thursday..Mostly sunny, high of 48.
Thursday night..Partly cloudy, low of 26.