Kip Wells threw four innings, allowing one unearned run on just two hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets, 5-4. Wells and David Eckstein both had a RBI in the second inning, and Scott Rolen added a two-run double in the sixth for St. Louis. Rick Ankiel's sacrifice fly scored Scott Spezio for the winning run in the eighth.
They have arrived! The 2007 St. Louis Cardinal Baseball pocket schedules are now available at the KSMO studios and will also be available at numerous locations in town including Progressive Ozark Bank, K & H Auto Supply, the Bank of Salem, Country Mart, Mooney Auto Supply and Town and Country Bank.
Pedro Feliz went 3-for-3 with a home run and knocked in three runs to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Kansas City Royals, 6-5, in preseason play. Esteban German went 4-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored for the Royals while Mark Teahen knocked in three runs. Jason Standridge took the loss, allowing one unearned run on two hits in less than an inning of work.
Eric Brewer scored 2:04 into overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 win over the struggling Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place. Petr Cajanek and Jeff Woywitka each had a goal and Radek Dvorak had a pair of assists for the Blues, who snapped a three-game slide. Curtis Sanford finished the game with 22 saves. St. Louis has won five of its last six games against Edmonton. They will face the Ottawa Senators tomorrow night at 7:00 on KSMO Radio.
Washington 7, Tampa Bay 1
Atlanta 4, Buffalo 3 (OT)
Los Angeles 5, Anaheim 3
Colorado 4, San Jose 3 (OT)
Dallas 5, Phoenix 4 (OT)
Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 (SO)
The Spring High School Sports season begins today for most of the Salem Tiger Sports Teams. The Salem Boys and Girls Track Teams will be participating in the Rolla Open starting at 4:00. The Salem Golf Team will be on the road at Willow Springs starting at 4:00. The Salem Baseball Tigers start the pre-season SCA Tournament against the Willow Springs Bears today also at 4:00. KSMO Radio will NOT be carrying the pre-season tournament.
Funeral services for Fay D. Tarvid of Salem will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Funeral services for Charles Christian Stewart of Salem, age 80, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Empire Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Stewart family of the Empire Cemetery.
Funeral services for Ruby La Vina Barton of Rolla, age 84, will be held March 21st at 11:00 at the Sillin Funeral Home in Lyons, Kansas. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla and Sillin Funeral Home of Lyons, Kansas.
Private services for Lester Rakittke of Salem, age 80, will be held at a later date. All the arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem.