The Mountain Grove Panthers scored 35 unanswered points to beat the Salem Football Tigers Friday night by the score of 35-6. The Tigers lone touchdown came on a 12-yard pass from Dylan Wisdom to Tristan Dubois. The Tigers have now lost four straight games and are 3-4 on the year, and are 1-3 in the SCA. They will be at Mountain View-Liberty Friday night to face the Eagles starting at 7:00.
The Salem Lady Volleyball Tigers will host Plato tonight starting at 6:00 at the Salem High School Gym with the JV contest with the varsity contest to follow. The Lady Tigers are still looking for the first win of the year.
Rookie Michael Wacha outdueled former Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw with another stellar postseason performance, and the St. Louis Cardinals took a commanding lead in the National League Championship Series with a 1-0 Game 2 edging of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Wacha (1-0) limited a slightly depleted Dodgers lineup to five hits while striking out eight over 6 2/3 frames in his second career playoff outing. Four St. Louis relievers preserved the shutout, with Trevor Rosenthal striking out the side for the save. Game 3 of the NLCS will be tonight in L.A. and you can hear it on KSMO starting at 6:32.
The 25th-ranked Missouri Tigers snapped the seventh-ranked Georgia Bulldogs' 15-game home winning streak with a 41-26 victory, but lost quarterback James Franklin for the year to an injury in the process. Franklin completed 18-of-27 passes for 170 yards and a touchdown before leaving early in the fourth quarter with a separated right shoulder. L'Damian Washington caught seven passes for 115 yards and two scores for Missouri (6-0, 2-0 SEC), who are off to a 6-0 start for the first time since beginning the 2010 campaign 7-0. The Tigers will host the 22nd ranked Florida Gators on Saturday.
David Backes potted a pair of goals and assisted on another, helping the St. Louis Blues achieve their first 4-0-0 start in franchise history with a 5-3 decision over the reeling New York Rangers from Scottrade Center on Saturday. Alex Steen had a goal for the fourth consecutive game and chipped in three assists for the surging Blues, who have outscored their foes by a 19-7 margin during their surge. The Blues will host the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday at 7:00.
Three of Sam Bradford's 12 completions went for touchdowns and the Rams defense stood tall as St. Louis upset the Houston Texans, 38-13, from Reliant Stadium. Bradford connected on 12-of-16 for 117 yards and three scores to three different receivers. The Rams will be in Carolina to face the Panthers Sunday at noon.
Fans at Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium set a world record for loudest outdoor arena on Sunday and they had a lot to cheer about. Jamaal Charles had two touchdown runs and the Chiefs had 10 sacks and three interceptions in a 24-7 victory over the Oakland Raiders that kept Kansas City's best start in a decade alive. The Chiefs will host the Houston Texans on Sunday.
Funeral services for Carol Ann Burgess of Washington, Missouri, age 71, will be held Tuesday at 1:00 at the Salem Chapel of James and Gahr. Visitation will be held from 10:00 in the morning until service time Tuesday. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Herbert Eugene Shanor of Salem, age 57, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. There will be no interment. Memorials may be made to Wilson Mortuary for family expenses.
Funeral services for Douglas Eugene Swearengin of Salem, age 57, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the children of Doug Swearengin.
Funeral services for Bobbie Lee Mead of Salem, age 81, will be held at a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary of Salem.