The Salem Tiger Baseball team will host the Willow Springs Bears today at 4:30. Salem is 7-3 on the year and 2-1 in the SCA. You’ll be able to hear the game of KSMO and ksmoradio.com. You can also watch the game at fidelitylocal6.com.
The Salem Golf team finished 5th out of 8 teams Wednesday at a crisp Tiger Invitational held at the St. James Country Club. Dylan Sisco placed 5th overall and medalled with an 84. Other scores were Ben Adams 92, Alan Benowitz 103, Adam Wood 104, and C.J. Davison 109, which did not count toward the team total. Salem will be at Cabool this afternoon.
The Salem Tennis team will host the Licking Wildcats this afternoon at 4:00.
Pinch hitter Chris Heisey lined a pitch into left-center field to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Jon Jay hit a two-run homer for the Cardinals, who had won the first two games of the series by a combined score of 10-2. Cardinal starter Jaime Garcia gave up 11 hits and three runs in 4 2/3 innings. The Cards have the day off.
After the Royals took a 4-3 lead in the top of the 12th, the A's scored two runs in the bottom of the frame without recording a hit to take a 5-4 decision over Kansas City in the finale of a three-game series at Oakland Coliseum. Jonathan Broxton (0-1) came on for the save opportunity, and pinch-hitter Seth Smith reached on an error before the bases got loaded by back-to-back walks. Coco Crisp followed with an RBI groundout, and Broxton then hit two straight batters, giving Oakland a rare walk-off hit by pitch for the victory. Kansas City has the day off.
The second-seeded St. Louis Blues will host the San Jose Sharks tonight at 6:30 in Game 1 of the opening round of the playoffs. You’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO Radio.
Funeral services for Frank Gittemeier of Salem, age 80, will be held today at 1:00 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Graveside services for Archie Myrl Asbridge of Salem, age 80, will be held today at 2:00 at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis with full military honors. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Murna Mae “Sally” Raulston of Salem, age 82, will be held Friday at 10:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Salem Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship.
Funeral services for Lois Ann Robnett of Fenton, age 83, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Anutt Community Church. Visitation is today from 4:00 to 8:00 at the Jay B. Smith Funeral Home in Fenton. Interment will be in the Victor Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Funeral service for Larry L. Cape of Salem, Illinois, age 71, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shiner’s Children’s Hospital.
A memorial service for Ernest Darrell Shackelford formerly of St. James, age 56, will be held Saturday at 3:00 at the First Baptist Church in Buffalo. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James.