Cody Whitaker netted 17 points to help lead the Salem Tigers to a 60-47 win over the Willow Springs Bears in the McDonald’s Classic in Mountain Grove. Salem held a 19-point lead at the half and held off a late surge by the Bears to even their record at 8-8 and reach the .500 mark for the first time since the second game of the year. Logan Pogue added 12 points in the win for Salem who will play Mountain Grove for the Tournament Championship tonight at 7:30. Mountain Grove and Salem are both 2-0 in the tournament. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
The Salem Lady Tigers fell to the Steelville Lady Cardinals on Thursday night by a final score of 50-44. Savannah Hanning scored 15 points for the Lady Tigers, who fall to 5-12 on the year. Salem will play at Cabool on Monday.
The St. Louis Blues will be in action tonight as they will be in Carolina to face the Hurricanes. The Blues are 36-11-5 on the year and sit two points behind Chicago for the lead in the Central Division. KSMO will start with Blues tonight at 5:30, cutaway for the Salem game, and then broadcast the third period of Blues hockey on a taped delay basis. The Blues will also host the Nashville Predators on Saturday. You can hear that game on KSMO Radio starting at 6:30.
The Missouri Tiger Basketball team will host the 11th ranked Kentucky Wildcats Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri is 16-4 on the year and are 4-3 in the SEC. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio starting with the pre-game show at 11:30 in the morning.
Funeral services for Verna Hartman of St. James, age 98, will be held this morning at 10:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Interment will be in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the Solid Rock Christian Church.
A memorial service for Phillip John Bautista Montoya of Rolla, age 53, will be held today at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the family of Phillip Montoya.
Funeral services for Hoyt Allen Coy Botkin, age infant, will be held today at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Donald Eugene Massey of Rocky Mount and formerly of Steelville, age 76, will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 at the Assembly of God Church in Steelville. Visitation will be tonight from 7:00 until 8:30 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Northcare Hospice of Kansas City.
Memorial services for Richard “Rick” Domeyer of Salem, age 88, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Salem Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time. Memorials may be made to the Antique Aircraft Association in Blakesburg, IA. All arrangements are under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Robert Waters of Vichy, age 94, will be held Sunday at 3:00 at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Rolla. Visitation will be from 2:00 until service time. Interment will be Monday at 10:30 at Jefferson Barracks. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.
Today..Cloudy with a 40% chance of rain and sleet, high of 35.
Tonight..Cloudy with a 60% chance of rain, low of 32.
Saturday..Cloudy with a 60% chance of rain and freezing rain, high of 32.
Saturday night..Cloudy with a 30% chance of sleet, low of 25.
Sunday..Mostly sunny, high of 30.
Sunday night..Mostly cloudy, low of 16.