Potosi’s Chad Smith’s bloop single in the bottom of the 8th inning with the bases loaded gave the Potosi Trojans a 1-0 win over the Salem Tigers in a pitchers’ battle Thursday in Potosi. Grant Gordon went six innings and allowed no runs on three hits, struck out five and walked one; while his opponent Chad Smith allowed three hits, walked no one, hit a batter and struck out eight. Ethan Curley took the loss giving up the one run on one hit. Brandon Plank had two hits for Salem as they fall to 3-2 on the year and they will host Cabool Monday afternoon at 4:30.
Doug Weight recorded a goal and an assist and Barret Jackman had three assists as St. Louis defeated Edmonton, 5-2. Peter Sejna, Lee Stempniak, Jay McClement and Petr Cajanek also scored and Jason Bacashihua finished with 16 saves for the Blues, who halted a brief two- game skid. The Blues final home game of the year will b Saturday night at 7:00 and you can hear that game on KSMO. The Blues will end their season with a four game road trip.
Pittsburgh 4, Boston 2
Atlanta 3, Toronto 2 (OT)
Anaheim 5, Columbus 2
Detroit 2, Nashville 1
Calgary 4, Minnesota 2
Colorado 4, Phoenix 3
Vancouver 4, Los Angeles 2
Scott Rolen went 2-for-3 with two runs scored as St. Louis battled Florida to a 4-4 tie. Yadier Molina went 2-for-2 with an RBI for the Cardinals. St. Louis starter Kip Wells pitched 6 1/3 innings, giving up five hits and two runs -- one earned -- while striking out seven and walking one. The Cards face Memphis tonight at 7:00 and Cleveland at 4:00 tomorrow before opening the season Sunday night at 5:50 against the New York Mets. All the games can be heard on KSMO.
Mark Teahen belted a three-run home run and Mike Sweeney smacked a two-run shot as Kansas City downed Texas, 7-5, in spring training action. Ross Gload added a solo homer for the Royals, while Odalis Perez started on the mound and yielded one run on two hits in three innings of work.
The Kansas City Chiefs signed safety Jon McGraw to a two-year contract on Thursday. Per team policy, financial terms were not disclosed.
Funeral services for Haston Luna of St. James, age 85, will be this morning at 11:00 a.m. at the James & Gahr Chapel in St. James. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery.
Funeral services for Amelia Mae “Mickey” Tetrault will be this morning at 8:30 a.m. at the Ortmann-Stipanovich Funeral Home in Creve Coeur, with 9:00 a.m. Mass at St. Monica Church. Interment will be in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Graveside services for Cora Hagler of St. James, age 95, will be today at 1:00 p.m. at the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Mortuary of Salem.
Funeral services for Donald E. Harrison of Salem, age 85, will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the James & Gahr Chapel. Visitation will be this evening from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery.
Funeral services for Bill Matlock of Lenox, age 89, will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 at the Fox Chapel in Licking. Visitation will be this evening from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Mt. Herman Cemetery.
Graveside services for Peggy Levon Jean Weber, age 37, of Salem, will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at the Weese Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Mortuary.