The Salem Golf team finished tied for 2nd place Tuesday in an afternoon meet at Houston. Liberty won the meet with a 174 while Salem and Houston tied with a 177. C.J. Davison led the Tigers with a 41 followed by Ben Adams with a 43, Adam Wood scoring a 46, Dylan Sisco recording a 47, and Alan Benowitz shooting a 48, which did not count towards the total. Salem will be in the District Tournament next Wednesday in Farmington.
Matt Carpenter drove in the game-winning run with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Cincinnati Reds, 2-1, in the opener of a three-game series at Busch Stadium. Carlos Beltran cracked a home run for St. Louis, which has won three straight games. Lohse tossed seven scoreless innings while giving up four hits, one walk, and striking out six. The Cards and Reds play again tonight at 6:40 and you can hear it on KSMO Radio.
Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder each hit RBI singles in the 8th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals, 3-1, in the middle portion of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium. Bruce Chen (0-1) gave up two runs on six hits through seven-plus innings to take the loss. He struck out seven and did not issue a walk in the Royals' sixth consecutive loss. Alex Gordon hit an RBI single for the Royals lone run. The Royals and Tigers play again tonight.
Funeral services for Gary Lee Plank of Salem, age 63, will be held today at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. Visitation will be from 11:00 this morning until the service time at 1:00. Memorials may be made to the family.
Graveside services for James Vernon Dix of Viburnum, age 88, will be held today at 1:00 at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Belleville, Illinois with full military honors. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary Chapel in Viburnum.
Funeral services for Roger Dale Floyd of Salem, age 51, will be held Thursday at 2:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery.
Funeral services for Joyce E. Counts of Salem, age 66, will be Monday at 11:00 at the Salem Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 at the Chapel. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Kessinger Clinic in Rolla.