The Salem Boys Basketball Varsity Tigers will host the Thayer Bobcats tonight in a key SCA contest starting at about 7:20. The JV contest will begin at about 6:00 with the varsity game to follow after this year’s seniors are saluted between the games. The Tigers have won their last six games and have a record of 11-11 overall, 3-1 in the SCA. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio, online on ksmoradio.com, and watch the game by subscription on the Internet at fidelitylocal6.com.
The Salem Varsity Lady Basketball Tigers trounced the Newburg JV Lady Wolves Thursday afternoon by the final score of 85-17. Courtney Putman scored 15 points to lead the Lady Tigers followed by Bailey Barnes with 12 points and Darian Grogan with 11 points. Salem is 5-17 on the year and will face the Newburg Varsity Lady Wolves Saturday afternoon at 4:30 at the Newburg Gym.
T.J. Oshie scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Blues a 4-3 victory over the Devils at Prudential Center. Brian Elliot relieved an ineffective Jaroslav Halak in the second period and stopped all 15 shots he faced before denying three Devils skaters in the shootout. Patrik Berglund scored with 5:50 remaining in regulation to send the game to overtime, while Chris Stewart and David Perron also scored for St. Louis, which ended its three-game road trip with two straight victories. The Blues will host the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday at 7:00.
The fourth ranked Missouri Tiger basketball team will host Baylor Saturday afternoon in a key Big 12 match-up. Missouri is 22-2 on the year and you’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO Radio starting with the pre-game show at noon.
Funeral services for Sylvia Cleone Bedwell of Bella Vista, Arkansas, age 86, will be held Saturday at 12:00 (noon) at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 10:30 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Maggie Lorraine Williams of Salem, age 94, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Autism research.
Funeral services for Ms. Laura Irene (Tighe) Gorman, of Licking, age 82, will be held Monday at 11:00 at the Fox Funeral Home in Licking. Visitation will be Sunday from 6:00 8:00. Interment will be in the Patterson Cemetery. Memorial contribution may be made to the Patterson Cemetery.
Funeral services for Sue Counts of Salem, age 69, will be held Tuesday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery in Salem. Memorials may be made to St. Judes.