C.J. Smith scored a three-pointer with 29 seconds left that proved to be the difference as the Salem Tigers won a wild one in Willow Springs Tuesday night, 61-60. Willow Springs had three chances to win it but turned the ball over twice and missed a long shot at the end of the game after Salem missed a free throw. Salem was led in scoring by Taylor Sirois with 16 points and ten rebounds. Solomon McNeal netted 15 points for Salem while Cody Wofford scored a dozen. Salem is 9-9 on the year and 2-0 in the SCA with a trip to Thayer scheduled for Friday night.
The Missouri Tigers take to the road and will face Kansas State tonight in a Big 12 tilt. Missouri is 13-6 on the year and 2-4 in the Big 12. You can hear the game tonight on KSMO Radio starting at 7:30 with the pre-game show followed by the contest at 8:00.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Pavol Demitra both scored a pair of goals, as the Minnesota Wild held off the St. Louis Blues, 5-2, at Scottrade Center. Eric Brewer and Jay McClement scored the goals for the Blues, who lost their second straight after having a season-best four-game winning streak halted on Saturday. Radek Dvorak, Petr Cajanek and Keith Tkachuk each notched assists, while Manny Legace blocked 25-of-29 shots in defeat. The Blues will be back in action Friday night at Detroit starting at 6:30.
Buffalo 7, Boston 1
Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 3 (SO)
Toronto 4, Carolina 1
Atlanta 5, New Jersey 4 (SO)
Ottawa 3, Washington 2
Detroit 4, NY Islanders 3 (OT)
Pittsburgh 3, Florida 0
Colorado 4, Nashville 3
Calgary 4, Los Angeles 1
Columbus 3, Vancouver 2 (SO)
Dallas 3, San Jose 2 (SO)
Washington 104 Detroit 99
Cleveland 124, Golden State 97
Indiana 103, Boston 96
New York 99, LA Lakers 94
Miami 110, Milwaukee 80
Dallas 122, Seattle 102
Graveside services for Jean Cochran of Texas formerly of St. James, age 71, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the St. James Cemetery in St. James
Funerals services for Beverly Joyce Mikel of Steelville, age 74, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery.
Funeral services for Myrtle Elva Cowan of Salem, age 91, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Chapel. Interment will be in the Carty Cemetery.
Funeral services for Cordelia Grace Thomason of Iberia, formerly of Salem, age 93, will be this afternoon at 1:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Van Chester McDonald of Salem, age 91, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at Wilson Mortuary. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 9:00. Interment will be in the Jadwin Cemetery.
Funeral services for Jean T. Decker of Rolla, formerly of Salem, age 81, will be held Thursday at noon at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be held Thursday morning from 9:30 until service time. Interment will be in the Rolla City Cemetery.
Funeral services for Shelly Tighe of Salem, age 31, will be held Thursday at 2:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the House of Prayer Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Rodgers/Tighe Family.
Funeral services for Jerry Gale Light Jr. of Salem, age 38, will be held on Friday at 1:00 at Wilson Mortuary. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the House of Prayer Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family of Jerry Gale Light Jr.
Funeral services for Lloyd Roberts of Salem, age 83 will be held Saturday at 11:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Friday night from 5:00 to 8:00 with a Masonic Service at 7:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.
Funeral services for Carol McMullin of Salem, age 63, are incomplete at this time but are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary.