The City of Salem Spring Youth Soccer Program is just around the corner. This league is for all boys and girls that are currently age 4-12 years old. The final sign-ups will be held Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the front lobby of the Community Center @ the Armory. The cost is $20 per child and for more information contact City of Salem Parks & Recreation Director, Greg Nash at 729-6290.
The Licking Wildcats scored seven runs in the 5th inning to erase a 2-1 deficit and beat the Salem Tigers by the score of 8-2. Lane Duncan had two RBI doubles in the game and Colton Case pitched a complete game giving up only one earned run on six hits and a walk to go with three strikeouts. Kyle Lea and Adam Ziske each had two hits for Salem who falls to 0-4 on the year. The Tigers will host Potosi Thursday afternoon at 4:30 at the Salem High School Baseball Field Complex.
T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk scored in the shootout as St. Louis tied a franchise-high for wins in a season thanks to a 1-0 victory over Philadelphia at Scottrade Center. Ryan Miller came up with 31 saves in regulation for the Blues, whose 51st win tied them with the 1999-2000 Central Division champions for most in team history. St. Louis also trails idle Boston by a single point in the race for the Presidents' Trophy. The Blues will host the Buffalo Sabres Thursday night and you can hear it on KSMO Radio starting with the pre-game show at 6:30.
The St. Louis Cardinals will resume their three game series with the Cincinnati Reds tonight. Michael Wacha will take the mound for St. Louis, opposite Cincinnati’s Tony Cingrani. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio starting with the pre-game show at 5:35.
The Kansas City Royals will play the middle game of the three game set against the Tigers in Detroit this afternoon. Jason Vargas will be pitching for Kansas City against last year’s CY Young winner Max Scherzer. First pitch for this game is scheduled for 12:08 this afternoon.
The St. Louis Rams have signed quarterback Shaun Hill, who spent the past four seasons in Detroit. The 34-year-old Maryland product threw for 2,686 yards with 16 touchdowns and 12 interceptions during his extended playing time in 2010, but appeared in just four games over the past three years as a backup.
Memorial services for Paula Rae Borg of Salem, age 67, will be held at a later date at the St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Granite City, Illinois. Arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
There will be no services for Bonnie Jean Holland Rueter of Salem, age 92. Memorials may be made to the Backpack program at the Salem United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Marilynn M. Krenning of Rolla, formerly of St. James, age 84, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the St. Johns Lutheran Church in St. James. Visitation will be held from 11:30 until service time at the church. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. Johns Lutheran Church of St. James or the American Heart Association. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary of St. James.
Today..Cloudy with a 50% chance of showers, high of 70.
Tonight..Cloudy with an 80% chance of showers, low of 62.
Thursday..Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers, high of 74.
Thursday night..Cloudy with an 80% chance of showers, low of 45.
Friday..Mostly sunny, high of 53.
Friday night..Mostly clear, low of 33.