A furious second-half rally fell short for the second-seeded Salem High School boys’ basketball team, as the fourth-seeded Rolla Bulldogs held on to win 54-49 Friday, March 6 in the championship game of the Missouri Class 4 District 9 Tournament at Union High School.

Salem traveled to Cabool Thursday night with an SCA conference championship on the line, as Salem and Mountain View Liberty both entered the final night of conference play tied atop the SCA with 5-1 records. The Lady Tigers struggled offensively in the first, but as they have done all season…

The Salem High School boys’ basketball team split a pair of SCA games last week, falling to league leader Ava 59-45 Friday, Feb. 14 at home and rolling over Mountain Grove 83-55 Tuesday, Feb. 11 on the road.

Wrapping up a busy week with a victory, the Salem High School boys’ basketball team rolled over St. Clair 72-49 Saturday, Feb. 8 in the third-place game of the weather-delayed 31st annual Owensville Tournament sponsored by The Maries County Bank.

Salem played host to Ava in a crucial SCA conference matchup Thursday. Both teams entered play 3-1 in conference play, looking to remain within striking distance of an SCA crown. The lead switched hands several times in the first half, but the Lady Tigers grabbed the lead for good in the thi…

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.