The West Plains Zizzers outscored the Salem Tigers in the first quarter by a 22-9 margin, then never relinquished at least a ten point lead as they defeated the Tigers, 63-49. Logan Pogue led all scorers for Salem with 14 points as Salem falls to 1-2 on the year. The Tigers will be at Potosi tonight to face the Trojans starting with the JV contest at 6:00 followed by the varsity game. You can hear the varsity game on KSMO and online at ksmoradio.com.
The Newburg Lady Wolves topped the Salem Lady Tigers on Thursday, 60-45. Savannah Hanning scored 15 for Salem while Cortney Putman and Kari Hartridge each added 9 points. The Lady Tigers will next play in the Lebanon Tournament, which starts on December 26th.
Alexander Steen lit the lamp twice and T.J. Oshie had two assists as the St. Louis Blues cruised past the Montreal Canadiens, 5-1. The Blues will be in Edmonton to play the Oilers on Saturday and you can hear it on KSMO at 8:30.
The 23rd ranked Missouri Tiger basketball team will play Illinois on Saturday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Missouri is 10-0 on the year and you can hear the game on KSMO Radio starting at 4:00.
The St. Louis Rams will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, and the Kansas City Chiefs will host the Indianapolis Colts. The Rams are 6-8 on the year while the Chiefs are 11-3 and tied for the lead in the AFC West. Both games are set for kickoff at noon.
Missouri Tiger defensive end Michael Sam has been named to the Associated Press All-American Team, which along with his Walter Camp and Sporting News honors makes him Mizzou’s 12th Consensous All-American. Sam was also named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the year, along side Alabama LB C.J. Mosley.
Funeral services for Wilbur McCarter of Salem, age 81, will be held today at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time at the mortuary. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
Funeral services for Adam Shawn Akins of Salem, age 34, will be held today at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Round Pond Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Akins Family.
Funeral services for Tucker Lee Rutledge of Boss, age 4 months, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Boss Assembly of God Church in Boss. Visitation will be held from 11:00 until service time at the church. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary of Salem.
Funeral services for JoAnn Stewart of Salem, age 71, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Fox Funeral Home in Licking. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Boone Creek Cemetery.
Funeral services for Virginia Shults of Salem, age 86, will be held Monday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Project Win.
Graveside services for Helen Irene Boren of St. James will be Thursday, December 26th, at the Gorman Cemetery in St. James. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary of St. James.
Today..Cloudy with a 40% chance of rain, high of 51.
Tonight..Cloudy with an 80% chance of showers, low of 33.
Saturday..Cloudy with a 90% chance of showers, high of 43.
Saturday night..Cloudy with a 90% chance of showers, low of 33.
Sunday..Mostly cloudy, high of 37.
Sunday night..Mostly cloudy, low of 18.