The Salem Lady Tigers cruised to a 62-33 win over Eugene in the second round of the Lebanon Tournament on Friday. Savannah Hanning had 15 points while Kari Hartridge added 14 points for Salem. The Lady Tigers then advanced to the consolation game on Saturday against Dixon. Salem held on to beat Dixon, 46-44. Kari Hartridge had a team high 12 points while Savannah Hanning and Cameron Kuhn each added 11 points. The Lady Tigers are now 3-5 on the year and will play Dora at Mountain Grove on Thursday in a makeup game from the Cabool Tournament.
The Salem Tiger Boys basketball team will host St. James tonight at the SHS gym. JV will start at 6:00 with the varsity to follow. Salem is 2-2 on the year and you’ll be able to hear the varsity game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
Jabari Brown nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 55.1 seconds remaining and No. 25 Missouri defeated NC State, 68-64, on Saturday night. Jordan Clarkson had 21 points and four assists, Earnest Ross tallied 11 points and 13 rebounds and Brown netted 17 points for Missouri (11-1), which was coming off its first loss last Saturday against Illinois. Missouri will host Long Beach State on Saturday.
Kevin Shattenkirk's goal in the fifth round of the shootout completed St. Louis' comeback from a late two-goal deficit and sent the hosts to a 6-5 decision over Chicago at Scottrade Center on Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund scored late in the third period to force overtime for the Blues, who played without leading scorer Alex Steen, placed on injured reserve prior to the contest with a concussion. On Sunday, Kevin Shattenkirk's goal late in overtime lifted the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars from American Airlines Center. Jaden Schwartz and T.J. Oshie scored in regulation for St. Louis, while Brian Elliott made 28 saves to earn the win. The Blues will play the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday and you can hear it on KSMO at 4:30.
Golden Tate caught eight passes for 129 yards and a touchdown and Marshawn Lynch rushed for 97 yards and a TD as the Seattle Seahawks locked up the NFC's No. 1 seed with a 27-9 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Kellen Clemens completed 21-of-30 passes for 157 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions for the Rams (7-9), who were held to just 13 rushing yards. St. Louis will have the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft after Washington's loss earlier on Sunday. The Rams will receive the Redskins' pick to complete the Robert Griffin III trade.
Kept alive by a pair of losses earlier in the day, the San Diego Chargers rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to post a 27-24 overtime win over Kansas City and nail down the AFC's final wild card spot. Already locked into the conference's No. 5 seed, Kansas City (11-5) rested the majority of its regulars in preparation for Saturday's playoff clash at Indianapolis.
Funeral services for Agnes Lonning, age 89, will be held Tuesday at noon at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 30.
Tonight..Partly cloudy, low of 20.
Tuesday..Mostly sunny, high of 42.
Tuesday night..Partly cloudy, low of 26.
Wednesday..Sunny, high of 40.
Wednesday night..Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow, low of 20.
Thursday..Mostly sunny, high of 27.
Thursday night..Mostly clear, low of 12.