The All-District Basketball Teams have been released for the Boys and Girls. For the Girls team, Kirsten Stephens and Natalie Howard were named to the All-District Team from Salem and Kristin Marshall from St. James. For the Boys team, Taylor Sirois was named to the All-District team. Congratulations Tigers!
The Salem Athletic Banquet will be held tomorrow night at 6:30 at the Salem High School Cafeteria to honor the Boys and Girls Basketball Tigers as well as the Basketball Cheerleaders.
Antanas Kavaliauskas scored a career- high 26 points, as the seventh-ranked Texas A&M Aggies closed out the regular season for both teams with a 94-78 victory over the Missouri Tigers Saturday afternoon. Stefhon Hannah scored 17 points and Keon Lawrence and Marshall Brown both added 13 for Missouri (18-11, 7-9), which seems to be on the outside of the NCAA Tournament picture as of now and dropped two of their last three. Missouri's bench saw ample action, outscoring the Aggie reserves, 44-18. Missouri will play in the Big 12 Tournament to be announced this week.
Marcel Hossa scored in the fourth round of the shootout to give the New York Rangers a much-needed 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues at Madison Square Garden Saturday afternoon. Glen Metropolit had the last opportunity for the Blues, but Stephen Valiquette made a glove save on Metropolit's wrist shot to preserve the victory. Brad Boyes and Radek Dvorak each had a goal and Sanford finished with 32 saves for the Blues, who had won six of seven before the setback. St. Louis hosts Calgary on Tuesday at the Scottrade Center at 7:00 and you can hear the game on KSMO.
Chris Duncan had two hits, drove in a pair of runs and scored twice as St. Louis trounced Florida, 12-3. Scott Rolen finished 2-for-3 with one RBI for the Cardinals, who outhit the Marlins 14-5. Anthony Reyes earned the win, pitching two scoreless innings without surrendering a hit.
Sammy Sosa belted his first home run of spring training as the Texas Rangers blanked the Kansas City Royals, 5-0. Alex Gordon, Angel Berroa and Justin Huber had the only hits for the Royals. Luke Hudson gave up one run on two hits in three innings and was credited with the loss.
Funeral services for Reverend Marvin L. Callahan of Cuba, age 77, will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 at the Center Ridge Pentecostal Church of Cherryville. Visitation will be held today from 3:00 to 8;00 at the Britton Funeral Home in Cuba. Interment will be in the Martin Cemetery in Cherryville.
Funeral services for Wilbur Grayson of Steelville, age 80, will be held Tuesday at 1:00 at the First Baptist Church in Steelville. Visitation will from 4:00 to 8:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.