Tyshawn Taylor nailed a pair of foul shots with eight seconds remaining in overtime, lifting 4th-ranked Kansas to a thrilling 87-86 win over 3rd-ranked Missouri in the final Big 12 regular season edition of the Border War on Saturday. Missouri was unable to get a shot off in the final eight seconds. Taylor's free throws came right after Marcus Denmon gave the Tigers a one-point advantage with a floater along the right baseline with 12 seconds left. Denmon scored eight of his 28 points in overtime while Ricardo Ratliffe provided 22 points and 12 boards for Missouri (25-4, 12-4), which lost its second consecutive game. Missouri will host Iowa State on Wednesday.
David Perron netted the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to send St. Louis over Winnipeg, 3-2, at MTS Centre on Saturday. David Backes and Perron tallied in regulation for the Blues, who have won two in a row and four of six. Halak ended with 39 saves. The Blues will be in Calgary tonight to face the Flames at 8:00 and you’ll be able to hear it on KSMO Radio.
Monster World Rally Team's Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino piloted their 2012 Ford Fiesta to their sixth Rally in the 100 Acre Wood title February 24-25th in Salem. The team won 15 of the 17 stages in a hard-fought battle on the extremely fast Ozark Mountain roads and squeaked out a 29.3 second victory over Subaru Rally Team USA's David Higgins and Craig Drew. From the very beginning Block set a blistering pace outpacing his rivals to lead after day one. On the first leg of the second day, Block lost time to Higgins with a pair of tire punctures and suspension damage. After service, the team made up their lost time and pushed hard during the last two stages to secure the victory.
The Kansas City Royals have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with shortstop Alcides Escobar and second baseman Johnny Giavotella.
Funeral services for Bernice Beulah Ball of Salem, age 86, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 until 8:00. Interment will be in the Oakside Cemetery near Summersville.
Funeral services for Roy 'Louis’ Davis of Steelville, age 88, will be held Tuesday at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Visitation will tonight be from 4:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Earney Cemetery of Cherryville.
Funeral services for Viola M. Swartz of Salem, age 98, will be held Tuesday 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 Newton Cemetery in Newton, New Jersey on Friday.
Funeral services for Tove L. Hughley of Salem, age 86, will be held Wednesday at 10:00 at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Rolla. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 to 9:00 with the Rosary recited at 6:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Riverways Pregnancy Center of Salem or the Phelps County Regional Homecare of Rolla.
Funeral services for Alva Ray Johnston of Salem, age 76, will be held Saturday at 12:00 (noon) at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time. Interment will be in the New Harmony Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family of Alva Johnston.