The Salem Tigers beat the St. James Tigers in non-conference baseball action Tuesday afternoon in St. James, 8-5. Kyle Lea went 2-3 with two RBI while Austin Bettigrew went 2-3 with one RBI. Bettigrew also got the win pitching four innings for Salem and Jake Conway got a three inning save after surrendered a home run to Eric Carter in the 5th inning. Salem improves to 5-3 on the year and will be in Houston Thursday to face the Tigers in SCA play.
The Salem Golf team finished tied for second Tuesday at Willow Springs. West Plains won the meet with a 157 while Salem and Ava were tied with a 175. Ben Adams paced the Tigers with a 39. Alan Benowitz shot a 43, Dylan Sisco 44, C.J. Davison 49, and Adam Wood 51, which did not count towards the total. They will host the Salem Invitational on Thursday morning.
The St. Louis Cardinals will open up the regular season tonight, as they will be in Miami to face the Marlins in a one game series. You’ll be able to hear the game, starting with all the opening day festivities at 5:30 on KSMO Radio.
Chase Headley and Jesus Guzman hit back-to- back home runs in the third inning, lifting San Diego to a 2-1 spring training win over Kansas City. Brayan Pena homered for the Royal’s lone run. These teams play again this afternoon to conclude their exhibition schedule.
The St. Louis Blues will be hosting the Detroit Red Wings tonight at 6:30. The Blues are 48-21-10 on the year and have 106 points.
Funeral services for Reba Lorene Bingham of Edgar Springs, age 84, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Anutt Community Church. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 this morning. Interment will be in the Anutt Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Anutt Community Church.
Funeral services for Betty J. Johnson of Salem, age 76, will be held Friday morning at 10:30 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. Visitation will be held from 9:30 until service time. Interment will be in the Greeley Cemetery.
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.
Funeral services for Grace Eva (Creech) Falkenrath of Newburg, age 88, will be Friday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be at the Roach Cemetery near Doolittle, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to the family.