The Salem Baseball Tigers beat Willow Springs Tuesday afternoon in Houston by the score of 11-3. Devon Sutterfield hit an inside-the-park home run driving in two runs, and Brady Floyd also knocked in two for Salem as they evened their record at 1-1. The Salem varsity will face Mountain View this afternoon at 4:00 at Mountain Grove in the SCA Tournament.
The Salem Track Teams will host the Salem Open today starting at 4:00 at the Salem Track.
The Salem Golf Team opens their season this afternoon at Mountain View starting at 4:00.
The City of Salem Summer Youth Baseball/Softball/T-Ball programs are just around the corner. Sign-ups will be held today and Friday, March 25th in the front lobby of the Salem Freedom Activity Center located on West Rolla Road from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. There will be a sign-up on Saturday, March 26th in the front lobby of the Salem High School Gym from 8:30 am to noon. This league is for ALL boys and girls who are 4 - 14 years of age as of May 1, 2011. The cost is $20 per child. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation Director Greg Nash at 729-6290.
Allen Craig highlighted a five-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets, 5-3, in Grapefruit League play. Matt Holliday went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Cardinals, while starter Jake Westbrook gave up one unearned run on three hits in 5 1/3 innings.
Cord Phelps drove in the winning run with a triple in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the Cleveland Indians rallied past the Kansas City Royals, 8-7, in Cactus League action. Kila Ka'aihue went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and two RBI for the Royals, who also got a solo shot from Alcides Escobar. Mitch Maier went 3-for-3 with a run scored. Starter Nathan Adcock gave up three runs on four hits over two-plus innings.
Mike Anderson is on his way back to Arkansas, but this time as the head basketball coach of the Razorbacks. Anderson has decided to leave Missouri, where he has been the head coach for the past five seasons. The 51-year-old Anderson compiled a 111-56 record during his time with Missouri. He guided the Tigers to 13 wins over ranked opponents, four NCAA Tournament victories and a 75-13 record at home. Missouri went 23-11 this season, including an 8-8 mark in Big 12 play, but lost to Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Funeral services for Dustin Travis Williams of Robertsville, age 28, will be held today at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla. Interment will be in the Wishon Cemetery near Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the Tri County Human Society.
Funeral services for Pauline Pewitt of Salem, age 94, will be held today at 2:00 at the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Mt. Hermon Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Mt. Hermon Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Salem.
Funeral services and visitation for Aaron Charles Sharp of Salem, age 37, will be private and will be held Friday at 1:00. Interment will be in the Jadwin Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Mary Lenn Nash of Salem, age 76, will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 Friday. Interment will be in the Allen Cemetery in Raymondville.
Funeral services for Wayne Cameron of St. Joseph, age 88, will be held Sunday at 2:00 at the Fox Chapel in Licking. Visitation will be held Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Fox Funeral Home in Licking.