Cabool scored five runs in the 4th inning, three of them coming after an error, as the Salem Baseball Tigers lost thier fifth straight game, 5-2 to the Bulldogs. Ryan Smith and Andy Kissir each had two hits for the Tigers who are 2-6 on the year and 0-2 in the SCA. They will host Willow Springs Monday afternoon.
Willow Springs won the Salem Golf Invitational Tournament for the fourth year in a row on Thursday on a cool but beautiful day at the Spring Creek Golf Course. Salem finished a distant 7th in the tournament shooting a 397. The golf team will be at Mountain View Tuesday.
Jonny Gomes hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the Cincinnati Reds got by the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1. Matt Holliday accounted for the Cardinals' only offense with a homer in the seventh inning and finished 2-for-4. Brad Penny threw seven effective innings in his Cardinals debut but did not factor in the allowing one run on six hits with four strikeouts and a pair of walks. The Cards will play Milwaukee tonight at 6:50.
Miguel Cabrera blasted a three-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Detroit Tigers post a 7-3 victory over Kansas City. Scott Podsednik collected four hits for the Royals, while Jose Guillen, Billy Butler and Rick Ankiel each knocked in a run. Kansas City starter Brian Bannister was solid on the mound, allowing one run on six hits over six innings. Luis Mendoza (0-1) surrendered five runs in 1 2/3 innings to take the loss. The Royals will face the Boston Red Sox this weekend.
The St. Louis Blues will finish up their season this weekend as they face the Anaheim Ducks tonight and then will be in Nashville tomorrow night. You can hear tomorrow night’s game on KSMO Radio at 7:00.
Graveside services for Chet Max Gilbert of Salem, age 81, will be held this morning at 10:30 at the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis, with Military Honors at the Cemetery. A Memorial service will be held in Salem at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Brian N. Bailey of St. James, age 32, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Calvary Apostolic Church in St. James. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time. Interment will be it the Adams Cemetery in rural Phelps County. All the arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James.
Funeral services for Katheryn Ann “Kay” Page of Salem, age 75, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Salem Full Gospel Church. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
A Funeral Mass for Marie Mabe of Steelville, age 87 will be held Monday at 11:00 at the St. Michael’s Church in Steelville. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
A Memorial services for Harold Bradford of Salem, age 84, will be held Thursday, April 15 at the James & Gahr Mortuary of Salem. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. The Salem American Legion Post #99 will hold full Military honors. Memorials are suggested to the family for funeral expenses.
Funeral services for Georgia Lee Warner of Rolla, age 82, will be at a later date at the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Rolla. Interment will be private. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.