The Salem Tigers fell to the Mountain View/ Liberty Eagles Friday night by the score of 26-21. Andy Kissir, Ashton Karr and Ty Floyd scored for Salem who could not stop the Eagle running game and fullback Daniel Porter who ended up with 113 yards. Andy Kissir led Salem with 97 yards as the Tigers fall to 3-3 on the year. The Tigers will face Houston in Homecoming game Friday night at 7:00.
The Salem Lady Softball Tigers will host the Mountain View/Liberty Eagles today at 4:30 in their final home game of the year.
Jody Gerut's infield single produced the go- ahead run in the 10th inning and Ryan Braun followed with an RBI double, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the NL Central-champion St. Louis Cardinals, 9-7, at Busch Stadium to conclude the regular season. Joel Pineiro yielded four runs on six hits over five full frames for the Cardinals. Todd Wellemeyer (7-10) took the loss giving up three runs in two innings. The Cards will face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round of the playoffs starting Wednesday night.
Jason Kubel hit two three-run home runs as the Minnesota Twins took a 10-4 win over the Kansas City Royals to force a one-game playoff in the American League Central for the second straight year. Alberto Callaspo went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored while Alex Gordon hit a solo home run for the Royals (65-97), who closed out the season losing five of their last six games. Luke Hochevar (7-13) went just three innings and was charged with seven runs on four hits and three walks.
Shaun Hill threw two touchdown passes and the 49ers scored twice on defense and once on special teams to come away with a 35-0 blowout victory over lowly St. Louis. Kyle Boller had a forgettable game, completing 13-of-24 passes for 108 yards and an interception for a TD. Steven Jackson gained 79 yards on 23 carries for the Rams who fell to 0-4.
Steve Smith racked up 134 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 11 receptions, and the New York Giants beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 27-16. Matt Cassel went 15-of-32 for 127 yards and a pair of scores for the Chiefs (0-4). Larry Johnson gained 53 yards on 18 carries, while Sean Ryan and Bobby Wade had a TD catch each for Kansas City, which hadn't began a season 0-4 since an 8-8 campaign in 1980.