David Backes scored twice, including the game-winner with 6:51 left in the third period, as the St. Louis Blues secured a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday at Scottrade Center. The Blues will be in Chicago on Wednesday to face the Blackhawks.
The second seeded Missouri Tigers will host the seventh seeded Davidson Wildcats tonight at the Mizzou Arena in the 1st round of the National Invitation Tournament. Missouri is 22-11 on the year and you can hear the game on KSMO Radio starting with the pre-game show at 7:30.
Mike Napoli hit a three-run homerun for Boston in a 10-5 Grapefruit League victory over St. Louis. Daniel Descalso drove in two runs, while Kolten Wong added three hits and an RBI for the Cardinals, who have the day off today.
Yordano Ventura tossed six scoreless innings, allowing just four hits and no walks with six strikeouts as the Kansas City Royals downed the Texas Rangers, 6-0, in Cactus League play. The Royals have the day off today.
Funeral services for Lee F. Becherer of Salem, age 87, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Project Win.
Funeral services for Nicholas S. Asbridge of Rolla, age 84, will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Rolla. A prayer service will be held at 4:30 today with visitation tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Interment will be in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial services for Ed Pope of Steelville, age 80, will be held Wednesday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time.
Graveside services for John “Jack” Lally of St. Louis, formerly of Steelville, age 96, will be held Thursday at 1:00 at the Steelville Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until service time at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Orin Biggs of Steelville, age 84, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Homes in Steelville. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Stone Hill Cemetery in Salem. Memorials may be made given to the Victory Baptist Church in Cherryville.
Funeral services for Dale T. Howard of Salem, age 87, will be held Friday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Carty Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Carty Cemetery or Hobson Community Church.
A “Celebration of Life” memorial service for Glendon Lee Gant of Bunker, age 82, will be held at First Baptist Church of Bunker on Saturday, March 29th at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greeley Cemetery, the Bunker Volunteer Fire Department, or the Bunker Alumni Scholarship Fund, all at Bunker; to Southwest Baptist University in Salem, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 66.
Tonight..Partly cloudy, low of 35.
Wednesday..Mostly sunny, high of 56.
Wednesday night..Mostly clear, low of 33.
Thursday..Mostly sunny, high of 63.
Thursday night..Clear, low of 43.
Friday..Sunny, high of 67.
Friday night..Cloudy, low of 39.