The Salem Baseball Tigers opened the 2007 season with a 15-2 win over the Willow Springs Bears in the pre-season SCA Tournament. Salem had seven hits to go along with nine Willow Springs’ errors. Matt Whitaker had three RBI while Grant Gordon and C.J. Smith each had two RBI. Whitaker started for Salem and struck out seven in five innings, the Grant Gordon came on in the final two innings and struck out six. Salem will play at home in the semi-final Thursday afternoon at 4:00 against the winner of the Mountain Grove-Cabool game.
The St. Louis Blues will return to action tonight at the Scottrade Center against the Ottawa Senators starting at 7:00 tonight. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio.
The Blues have called up defenseman Tomas Mojzis under emergency conditions from Peoria for the game tonight. The Blues lost defensemen Bryce Salvadore for the season with a broken clavicle.
The Cardinals had the day off yesterday and they will be back in action tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The game will NOT be heard on KSMO. The Cardinals are 11-6-2 in the preseason so far this year.
The Cardinals have announced that outfielder Juan Encarnacion will miss the season opener with a wrist injury and his return is unknown at this point. Center fielder Jim Edmonds will also miss the beginning of the season recovering from surgery on his big toe.
Ross Gload went 2-for-4 with a home run, as the Kansas City Royals scored a run in the bottom of the eighth to down the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, in Cactus League action. Mike Sweeney added an RBI double while Ken Ray picked up the win after tossing 1 1/3 frames of no-run, one-hit ball for the Royals. The Royals are 9-10 during the spring this year.
Vancouver 2, Edmonton 1
NY Rangers 2, Pittsburgh 1
Atlanta 99, Sacramento 76
New Orleans/Ok City 106, Boston 88
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 tonight 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 tonight 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 Wednesday 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.
Funeral Services for Billie Lee Goins of Licking, age 78, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the Fox Funeral Home in Licking. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Williams Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Williams Cemetery.
Funeral Services for Ollie June Chrisco of Bunker, age 85, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the Crossville Baptist Church in Bunker. Visitation will be Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Crossville Cemetery in Bunker. Memorials may be made to the Crossville Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Salem.
A Memorial Service for Craig Elliott Manning of Rolla, age 58, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Services for Devon Lee Morrison of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, age 2 months, are incomplete at this time. All arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.