The first two nights of the 75th annual high school boys’ basketball St. James Tournament have already been altered by the weather.
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The Salem Lady Tigers traveled to Mountain View to play the Liberty Lady Eagles on Thursday night, Jan. 16 in an SCA conference matchup. Salem fell behind early and suffered a 70-38 setback.
The Salem Lady Tigers stifled St. Elizabeth defensively with a program-record 36 steals and collected a 47-29 non-conference victory Thursday at St. Elizabeth.
The Salem Lady Tigers opened SCA conference play with a home game against the 7-3 Willow Springs Lady Bears on Monday night, Jan. 6. Willow Springs jumped on Salem quickly in the first quarter, leading 5-0 and 11-4, but the Lady Tigers would cut the lead to 13-10 after one. Salem would take …
Defending champion Blair Oaks grabbed the top seed for the 75th annual St. James Tournament, to be held Jan. 20-25 at St. James High School’s Donati Gym.
The Salem Lady Tigers basketball team took the lead for good in the second quarter and went on to beat Koshkonong 50-43 in the fifth-place game of the 16-team Mountain Grove Tournament Saturday, Dec. 28.
Salem faced Eminence in the second round of the Mountain Grove Tournament Thursday night. The lead changed hands several times over the course of the game, but Eminence grabbed the final lead of the night, winning 60-58.
Lance Berkman spent a week this winter at Matt Carpenter’s Texas ranch working with him on his swing. Bottom line: 'He's back,' says Berkman.