Missouri took care of its part, winning the Big 12 Tournament for the second time in four years, Kim English scored 19 points, Michael Dixon had 17, and 5th-ranked Missouri beat 12th-ranked Baylor, 90-75, on Saturday in the tournament final. Ricardo Ratliffe, Phil Pressey and Marcus Denmon all scored 15 points for the Tigers (30-4). With the win, Missouri locked up a 2nd seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament in the south division and they will face Norfolk State on Friday.
David Perron scored the game winner in the third period land Jaroslav Halak stellar goaltending last night lead the Blues to a 2-1 victory over Columbus and a sweep of the home and home series. The Blues beat Columbus in St. Louis Saturday night, 4-1. The Blues will face Chicago Tuesday night.
The Cards game yesterday was postponed by rain after going four innings with Washington leading 1-0. The Cards will have a split squad game with both Washington and Atlanta today, with both games being played at 12:05.
Kila Ka'aihue belted a two-run homer and the Athletics scored three runs in the eighth to defeat the Royals, 10-8, in Cactus League play. Eric Hosmer went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBI to pace Kansas City, and Bruce Chen threw three innings of one-run ball in a no-decision. The Royals will be playing the San Francisco Giants today at 3:05.
Funeral services for Jeanne Lynn Mertz of Cherryville, age 56, will be held today at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Martin-Trask Cemetery in Cherryville. Memorials may be made to the Center Ridge Pentecostal Church.
Funeral services for Velma P. Harlan of Rolla, age 86, will be held today at 1:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Hooker Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Diagnostic Center.
Graveside Services for Clarence W. Farley of Rolla, age 75, will be held Tuesday at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Salem with Full Military Honors. All arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Memorial services for Barbara Marie Pickett of Steelville, age 72, will be held Wednesday at 10:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
Funeral services for Lester McBenge of Steelville, age 79, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery in Steelville.
Graveside services for John W. Ditmeyer of St. James, age 43, will be held Friday at 1:00 at the Miles Cemetery in St. James. Visitation will be from 11:00 until 12:30 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Memorials are suggested to the Miles Cemetery.
Funeral services for Maxine Evelyn Paulsmeyer of Rolla, age 87, are incomplete at this time but are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.
Funeral services for Joyce A. Goone of Rolla, age 62, are incomplete but are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.