Kevin Presley scored two touchdowns while Ryan Smith rushed for 134 yards and a score as the Salem Tigers beat the Mountain Grove Panthers, 34-7. Salem improves to 3-2 on the year and in the SCA. They will host Ava this Friday night for their homecoming game starting at 7:00.
The Salem Lady Softball Tigers defeated the Mountain Grove Lady Panthers Friday by the score of 12-1. Salem out hit Mountain Grove 9-3 to improve to 10-8 on the year. The Lady Tigers will host St. Clair today at 4:30 at the Salem City Park Fields and you can hear the game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
The Salem 7th Grade Football Tigers played to a 0-0 tie with Mountain Grove Thursday while the 8th graders lost to the Panthers, 14-12. Both touchdowns came from Justin Appleberry.
Five different players rushed for touchdowns for Missouri, as the Tigers demolished the Miami-Ohio Red Hawks, 51-13, in a non-league affair at Faurot Field. The Tigers (4-0) finished with 236 rushing yards and were led by Kendial Lawrence's 63 yards. Blaine Gabbert threw for 187 yards and one touchdown in the win. Mizzou has the week off before starting Big 12 play on October 9th as they will host Colorado.
Matt Cassel threw for 250 yards and three touchdowns, as the Kansas City Chiefs routed the San Francisco 49ers, 31-10. Thomas Jones ran for 95 yards and a touchdown for the Chiefs (3-0). Jamaal Charles added 97 rushing yards, while Dexter McCluster finished with three catches for 69 yards and a score. Cassel completed 16- of-27 passes and was intercepted once.
Sam Bradford tossed a touchdown and picked up his first career win in the St. Louis Rams' 30-16 victory over the Washington Redskins in a Week 3 matchup. Bradford, the top overall pick in this year's draft, went 23-for-37 with 235 yards and an interception for the Rams (1-2). Steven Jackson had a 42-yard touchdown run, but left the game in the second quarter with a groin injury. Josh Brown connected on three field goals in the final quarter.
Albert Pujols slugged his National League- leading 42nd homer of the season, a three-run blast, and the Cardinals held off the Chicago Cubs, 8-7, after nearly blowing an eight-run lead. Matt Pagnozzi had two hits and three RBI for St. Louis. Jake Westbrook (3-4) allowed five hits and five runs over 5 1/3 innings, as the Cardinals stayed mathematically alive in the playoff race. The Cards start a three game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at Busch Stadium at 6:55 on KSMO.
Michael Brantley capped a five-run eighth inning with a two-run double, as the Cleveland Indians came back to beat the Kansas City Royals, 5-3, at Progressive Field. Bruce Chen was denied the win despite throwing 6 2/3 scoreless frames. Robinson Tejeda (3-5) was dealt the loss for allowing all five runs in one inning of work. The Royals start a series with the Minnesota Twins tonight.