Kirsten Stephens scored 18 first half points and finished with 24 to lead the Salem Lady Basketball Tigers past the Sullivan Eagles in the district semi-final Wednesday night at Owensville, 46-41, avenging last year’s loss in the district finals. Salem built a 19-point lead in the second half, then hung on to the victory by holding off the charging Lady Eagles. Salem netted only 2 of 12 free throws in the game. Allison Jones added 12 points and captured 11 rebounds help the Tigers reach the district finals against the Owensville Dutchgirls who upset St. James in double overtime, 37-35. That game will be held Friday night at 6:00 at the Owensville high School Gymnasium. The winner of that game will move to sectionals at Jefferson College in Hillsboro on Wednesday, February 28th. Salem is now 21-5 on the year. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio or online at www.ksmoradio.com.
The Salem Boys Basketball Tigers will face the Owensville Dutchmen tonight in the district semi-final beginning at 6:00. Salem beat St. James Tuesday night to reach this game while Owensville, who is the #1 seed, had a bye. Salem has a 16-9 record on the year going into the game including a seven game winning streak. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio or online at www.ksmoradio.com.
The St. Louis Blues will be off until Sunday when they face the Chicago Blackhawks in an afternoon contest. The Blues have won four straight games and are now at the .500-mark on the year.
San Jose 3, Washington 2 (SO)
Detroit 4, Chicago 2
Cleveland 86, Toronto 85
Philadelphia 104, New York 84
San Antonio 103, Atlanta 96
Indiana 136, Milwaukee 129 (2-OT)
New Orleans/Ok City 111, New Jersey 107
Detroit 110, Orlando 88
Charlotte 100, Minnesota 95
Houston 112, Miami 102
Phoenix 118, Boston 108
Portland 112, LA Lakers 108
Golden State 118, Memphis 115 (OT)
Funeral services for Shirley Mae Meschke of Rolla, age 79, will be held this morning at 10:00 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rolla. Interment will be in the Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the Redeemer Lutheran Church Family Life Center. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla.
Memorial services for Judge Charles Leick of Davisville, age 93, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Valhalla Cemetery in St. Charles.
Private graveside services for Archie William Kehr of Steelville, age 89, will be held Friday. Visitation will be today from 3:00 to 8:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Earney Cemetery in Steelville.
Graveside services for Rosel Lee Parker of Salem, age 85, will be held Friday morning at 11:00 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Mabel Martorana of St. James, age 85, will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 at the Immaculate Conception Church in St. James. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 at the James & Gahr Chapel in St. James. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Graveside services for Ronald Edward Smith of Crescent City, CA, formerly of Salem, age 70 will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Dry Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
Services for George “Bill” Scofield of Houston, age 84, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Visitation will be from 11:00 to 12:00. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
Funeral services for Harold Stufflebean Jr. of Rolla, age 64, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in Rolla. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 Friday. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.