Manny Malhotra scored the game-winner early in the third period, as the Vancouver Canucks snuck past the St. Louis Blues, 3-2. Alex Pietrangelo and David Backes scored for the Blues, who have lost three in a row since a three-game winning streak. Ty Conklin made 24 saves for the Blues. The Blues will be in Edmonton tonight at 8:00 and Sunday night at Calgary at 7:00 and you can hear both games on KSMO Radio.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced Thursday that pitcher Adam Wainwright will need Tommy John surgery, ending his 2011 season before it began. The news comes a day after the 29-year-old Georgia native left spring training to have his right elbow examined in St. Louis. He apparently felt pain while throwing on Monday.
The Missouri Tigers will be at Kansas State to face the Wildcats at 11:00 tomorrow morning on KSMO Radio. Missouri is 22-6 overall and 8-5 in the Big 12.
The Salem Winter Sports Banquet will be held on Tuesday, March 8th at 6:30 at the Salem High School Cafeteria to salute the Boys and Girls Basketball Teams and the Cheerleaders.
Graveside services for Gertrude L. Caswell of Salem, age 84 will be held today at 10:00 at the Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates in Lemont, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Salem.
Memorial services for Virginia Lois Conaway of Pevely, age 52, will be Saturday at 2:00 at Lookout Assembly of God Church in Davisville. Interment will be in the Skaggs Cemetery at Shoal Creek. All arrangements are under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Donald Ray Reed of Bunker, age 67, will be held Sunday morning at 11:00 at the Bunker Tabernacle. Visitation will be Saturday tonight from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Bunker Tabernacle. Internment will be in the Greeley Cemetery in Bunker.
Funeral services for Barbara N. Phelps of Salem, age 76, will be held Monday at 1:00 at the Second Baptist Church in Salem. Visitation will be held Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 at the church. Interment will be in the Nash family Cemetery in Dent County. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary of Salem.
Funeral services for Edna Moutray of Steelville, age 88, will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 Monday. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
Funeral services for Lena Mae Flemming of Rolla, age 96, will be held Tuesday morning at 11:30 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10:30 until service time. Interment will be in the Rolla City Cemetery in Rolla. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Rolla or the Rolla Presbyterian Manor.