The Salem Tiger Baseball team will start SCA play this afternoon, as they will host Ava at 4:30. The Tigers are 4-2 on the year and you’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO and ksmoradio.com. You can also see the game on fidelitylocal6.com.
R.J. Umberger scored twice as the Columbus Blue Jackets downed the St. Louis Blues, 5-2, at Scottrade Center on Saturday. Despite the loss, the Blues clinched their first division title since the 1999-2000 season because Nashville lost. David Backes and David Perron scored for St. Louis while Jaroslav Halak stopped 28-of-32 shots in the Blues' second consecutive defeat. The Blues currently have 106 points, one behind the Rangers and Canucks for the lead in the NHL, with three games left in the season. St. Louis will host the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday at 6:30.
Mark Derosa's go-ahead single in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in spring training action Sunday afternoon. Carlos Beltran's double drove in the lone run for the Cardinals and starter Jaime Garcia gave up one run on five hits in six innings. The Cardinals play the Springfield Cardinals tonight at 6:10 in their final tune-up before Wednesday night’s season opener.
Miguel Olivo and Kyle Seager hit back-to-back homers to highlight a six-run sixth inning in Seattle's 6-4 spring training win over Kansas City. Alcides Escobar ended with three hits, including a pair of doubles, for the Royals. Mike Moustakas homered and had three RBI in defeat. Bruce Chen started for Kansas City and fanned six over four scoreless innings. The Royals have the day off.
Funeral services for Mackie "Joe" Miner of Boss, age 76, will be Tuesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Viburnum Chapel. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Barton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Barton Cemetery or the American Cancer Society.
Funeral services for Reba Lorene Bingham of Edgar Springs, age 84, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the Anutt Community Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 until 11:00. Interment will be in the Anutt Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Anutt Community Church.
Funeral services for Alice R. White of Salem, age 77, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Salem Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Chapel. Interment will be in the Zion Cemetery in Salem. Memorials are suggested to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or the Convoy of Hope in Springfield, Missouri.