Salem competed in its first session of the Rolla 7-on-7 passing league June 11. Salem had offensive and defensive 7-on-7 sessions against the high school teams from Rolla, St. James and Houston last week.
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After winning a district championship two years ago and a South-Central Association crown last year, Salem figured to have an adjustment period this past spring with the loss of seven valuable seniors.
With nearly a brand-new varsity rotation, painfully young Salem spent the 2017-18 campaign in rebuilding mode. As a result Salem finished with a rough, 8-19 record last season.
The 2018 recipients of the Tiger Awards for Salem High School were about as good as you can get both in the classroom and on the playing field.
Recent Salem graduate Evan Howard last week made his final appearance representing the Tiger football team as well as officially starting preparation for a collegiate college grid career.
Salem Softball Camp is seeking campers, with sessions June 25-29 (grades 5-8) from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and July 23-27 (grades 9-12) from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. All skill levels are welcome. The camp will take place at the City of Salem ballparks, with a cost of $30 per camper. Each player …
Evan Howard, an All-SCA and all-district offensive lineman for Salem last season, has been selected to compete in the Grin Iron Classic All-Star Football Game, to be held Friday.
The organization finds itself perched where it hasn’t been in more than a generation and never under the current ownership. The Cardinals are welcoming a new manager in midseason and considering being a seller at the trade deadline. The calendar is their referendum: In the next 11 games, the third-place Cards play the first-place Cubs eight times.