The Salem Lady Basketball Tigers will try to end the regular season on a sweet note as they take on the Houston Lady Tigers tonight at the Salem High School Gymnasium. The Salem Lady Tigers come into the game with an 18-5 record overall and 5-1 in the SCA. Tonight will also be Senior Night and Caitlin Smith will be honored along with her parents prior to the varsity contest and after the JV game that will start at 6:00 You can hear the varsity game on KSMO Radio starting at 7:10 with Tiger Talk and Coach Phillip Karr, or hear the game online on www.ksmoradio.com.
Stefhon Hannah erupted for 25 points, leading the Missouri Tigers to a 78-71 win over the Baylor Bears in a Big 12 Conference clash from Mizzou Arena. Keon Lawrence poured in a career-high 24 points to go along with eight rebounds for the Tigers (15-9, 4-7 Big 12), while Marshall Brown tallied 10 points and eight boards. Missouri grabbed a 35-32 halftime lead after holding Baylor to 31.4 percent shooting from the floor in the opening 20 minutes. The Tigers started hot in the second stanza and built a 14-point lead with 14:55 to play. Forced to play catch-up, the Bears went just 2-of-13 from three-point range in the frame. Missouri will travel to Oklahoma State on Saturday with the game scheduled for 12:30 and the pre-game show at 12:00 noon.
David Backes scored twice, including the game-winner in the third period, to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. Bill Guerin and Dallas Drake each scored a goal while Manny Legace made 20 saves for the Blues, who had lost three of their last four coming into the game. The Blues have won three of five against the Blue Jackets this season, two of which were shootout victories. St. Louis returns home to face Nashville on Friday.
Ottawa 4, Florida 0
New Jersey 5, Montreal 2
Nashville 5, San Jose 0
Detroit 3, Dallas 1
Vancouver 3, Minnesota 2
Pittsburgh 5,Chicago 4 (SO)
To warm you up a little, pitchers and catchers for the St. Louis Cardinals report tomorrow in Florida, and they will report for the Kansas City Royals on Monday in Arizona.
Funeral services for Maxine J. Schafer of Hillsboro, age 80, will be held this morning at 10:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Chapel. Interment will be in the Jadwin Cemetery.
Funeral services for Mildred Russell of Rogers, formerly of Salem, age 91, will be held at 1:00 Friday at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 tonight. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral Service for Stanford W. Sheets of Salem, age 91, will be held Saturday, February 17th at 11:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Dent County Animal Shelter.
Funeral services for Billie F. Volner of Salem, age 77, are incomplete at this time. All the arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary.
Funeral services for Erma Pewitt of Kalispell, Montana, formerly of Salem, age 77, will be held Monday, February 26th, at the Dent County Memorial Chapel in Salem. Interment will be in the Dry Fork Cemetery where graveside services for her husband, L. Maurice Pewitt of Mesa Arizona, formerly of Salem, age 74, will be held.