The Salem Lady Tiger Basketball team lost to Cuba Monday night in the first round of the 2012 Newburg Lady Wolves Tournament, 42-28. The Lady Tigers fall to 4-17 on the year and will be playing the Newburg JV on Thursday at 4:00 in the loser’s bracket of the Newburg Tournament.
The Salem Tiger Boy’s Basketball team will be looking for their sixth straight win tonight as they will host Willow Springs. The JV contest starts at 6:00 and you can hear the varsity game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com. You can also see the game on the Internet on fidelitylocal6.com with a paid subscription. Salem enters the game with a 10-11 record and they’re 2-1 in the SCA. The Salem Tiger Benchwarmers will be having a Cancer Awareness Night during the games tonight. All fans are being asked to wear a “White Shirt” to help “WhiteOut Cancer.” There will be an “In Honor Of or In Memory Of” tree.
Marcus Denmon made four three-pointers en route to 25 points, as the fourth-ranked Missouri Tigers snuck past the Oklahoma Sooners, 71-68. Ricardo Ratliffe added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (22-2, 9-2 Big 12), who have won four in a row since a loss to Oklahoma State on January 25. Michael Dixon donated 13 points. Missouri will host Baylor on Saturday.
The St. Louis Blues will be in Ottawa to face the Senators at 6:30. The Blues are 30-14-7 on the year. KSMO will broadcast the beginning of the game, cut away for the Salem game, and then bring you the third period of Blues on a tape-delayed basis after the Salem Tiger basketball game.
Funeral services for Woodrow T. Lewis of Salem, age 96, will be this morning at 11:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel in Salem. Interment will be in the Rector Cemetery in Shannon County.
Funeral services for A.D. McEntire of Salem, age 75, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Stone Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the A.D. McEntire Family.
Funeral services for Brenda Bowers of Springfield, age 63, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Stone Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Funeral services for Elmer "Red" Mahurin of Salem, age 66, will be held Thursday at 1:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00 at the chapel. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Relay for Life-Dent County Chapter: Patriots and Putters.