The Potosi Trojans defeated the Salem Tigers baseball team yesterday by the score of 7-3. Salem is now 3-2 on the year and they will host the West Plains Zizzers today at 4:30. You can hear the varsity game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com starting with Tiger Talk and Coach Don Smith at 4:20.
The FINAL City of Salem Summer Youth Baseball-Softball-T-Ball sign-ups will be held today in the front lobby of the Salem Freedom Activity Center on West Rolla Road from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. 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.
Cameron Maybin finished 2-for-5 with a solo homer in his first game as a Padre, and helped San Diego pull ahead in the 11th inning for a 5-3 victory over St. Louis on Opening Day. Cardinals’ starter Chris Carpenter pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on two hits and struck out four. Colby Rasmus finished 2-for-3 with a triple and run scored. The Cards will play the Padres this Saturday and Sunday on KSMO.
Torii Hunter and Jeff Mathis homered to back a shut-down start by Jered Weaver, and the Angels held on to beat the Royals, 4-2, in their season opener. Jeff Francoeur and Mike Aviles homered for the Royals, but Luke Hochevar (0-1) gave up four runs in 5 2/3 innings to take the loss. The Royals and Angels will play again tonight.
The St. Louis Blues will host the Calgary Flames tonight starting at 7:00. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio.
Funeral services for June L. Lewis of Salem, age 93, will be held today at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Salem Memorial Hospital, Palliative Care Rooms.
Funeral services for Bertie Albert of Ellington, age 76, will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 at the McSpadden Funeral Home in Ellington. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 tonight. Interment will be in the Redford Memeorial Cemetery.
Funeral services for Lois June Day of Bunker, age 71, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary of Salem. Visitation will be from noon until time of service. Internment will be held in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Day family.
Funeral services for Rosella Skaggs of Berryman, age 101, will be held Sunday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be from noon until service time. Interment will be in the Upper Indian Creek Cemetery.
There will be no services for Calvin Lee Brooks Jr. of Salem, age 61, per his wishes. Junior Brooks was cremated. All arrangements under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.