The Salem Tiger baseball game scheduled at St. James was postponed due to wet grounds and rescheduled for today at 4:30. The Tigers are 0-4 on the year and you can hear the game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Maxim Lapierre scored for the Blues, who have lost three games in a row as they cling to a one-point lead over Anaheim for first place in the Western Conference. The Blues will be in Minnesota on Thursday to face the Wild.
Matt Holliday smacked a go-ahead double in the sixth inning and Yadier Molina had three hits, including a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Lance Lynn (2-0) allowed five runs on eight hits in six innings, striking out four and walking none. The Cardinals and Reds play again this afternoon and you can hear it on KSMO Radio starting with the pre-game show at 12:10.
James Loney's RBI single in the top of the ninth inning vaulted the Tampa Bay Rays past the Kansas City Royals, 1-0, in the second tilt of a three-game set. Kansas City starter Yordano Ventura allowed just two hits and struck out six without walking a batter over six scoreless innings. The Royals and Rays pay again today.
The St. Louis Rams have signed wide receiver Kenny Britt. Britt spent the first five years of his career with the Tennessee Titans. Britt has 157 career catches for 2,450 yards with 19 TDs.
Funeral services for Kenneth E. Meyers of Pacific, formerly of Salem, age 87, will be held today at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held from 11:00 until service. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery.
Funeral services for Bonnie Mathes of Boss, age 75, will be held Thursday at 1:00 at the Locust Grove United Baptist Church in Oates. Visitation will be from 10:00 until time of service at the church. Interment will be in the Myers Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Locust Grove United Baptist Church. All arrangements are under the direction of the McSpadden Funeral Home in Bunker.
Memorial visitation for Elmer “Leon” Jones of Salem, age 86, will be held Saturday from 11:00 until 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be at a later date. Memorials may be given to the Delbert Day Cancer Institute in Rolla.
Funeral services for Maxine N. Baird of Salem, age 84, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Hobson Community Church in Hobson. Visitation will be Friday night from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Interment will be in the Carty Cemetery in Hobson. Memorials may be made to the Carty Cemetery Fund.
Wednesday..Mostly sunny, high of 65.
Wednesday night..Mostly clear, low of 47.
Thursday..Mostly sunny, high of 73.
Thursday night..Mostly cloudy witha 30% chance for showers late, low of 50.
Friday..40% chance for morning showers, then partly sunny, high of 68.