Jarnell Stokes registered a double-double as the Tennessee Volunteers cruised to a 72-45 win over the Missouri Tigers in the SEC regular-season finale for both squads. Missouri (21-10, 9-9) was led by Jordan Clarkson with his 13 points. Missouri is seeded 8th in the SEC Tournament and will play Texas A&M on Thursday at noon.
Ryan Miller remained undefeated with St. Louis, making 26 saves to backstop the Blues to a 2-1 win over Colorado in a Central Division showdown on Saturday. On Sunday, T.J. Oshie and Alexander Steen each scored in the shootout as the visiting Blues beat Minnesota 3-2. An fifth consecutive victory vaulted St. Louis ahead of Anaheim for the top spot in the NHL standings. The Blues will host Dallas Tuesday.
Wilson Ramos drove in three runs to help lift the Washington Nationals to an 11-1 Grapefruit League win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Joe Kelly started for St. Louis and allowed five runs on seven hits in 2 1/3 innings. The Cardinals will play the Tigers today at 12:05.
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed infielder Matt Carpenter to a six-year contract extension reportedly worth $52 million. The deal runs through 2019 and includes a club option for the 2020 season. Carpenter is coming off a breakout 2013 season in which he hit .318 with 11 home runs and 78 RBI while leading the majors in hits (199), runs scored (126) and doubles (55). The Cards also signed Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz to a major league contract on Sunday. In 2012, the 23-year-old Diaz batted .315 with 12 home runs and 11 stolen bases in his final season for Los Naranjas de Villa Clara in Cuba's highest level professional league, the Seri Nacional.
The Colorado Rockies had 14 hits in a 10-1 win over the Kansas City Royals. Jimmy Paredes drove in the only Royals run with a single. Starter Bruce Chen gave up two runs on four hits and a walk in three innings. The Royals will play the Mariners today at 2:05.
Funeral services for Carold L. Jack of St. Louis, will be held this morning at 10:00 at the Fee Fee Baptist Church in Salem. Interment will be in the New Hope Cemetery in Salem. Memorials may be made to the Corinth Cemetery.
Funeral services for Robert Phillip Magnin of St. James, age 88, will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 at the St. Johns Lutheran Church in St. James. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. Johns Lutheran Church.
Funeral services for Norman Floyd Light of Salem, age 74, will be held Thursday at 2:00 at Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 12:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Weese Cemetery in Timber. Memorials may be made to the family.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 70.
Tonight..Mostly clear, low of 44.
Tuesday..Mostly sunny, high of 75.
Tuesday night..Mostly cloudy with a 70% chance of rain, low of 35. Wednesday..Partly sunny with a 70% chance of rain and snow, high of 43.
Wednesday night..Cloudy, low of 27.