After a pair of thrilling semifinal finishes, the host St. James High School boys’ basketball team will clash with top-seed Blair Oaks for the championship in the 75th annual St. James Tournament.
A strong third quarter was enough to allow the Sullivan High School boys’ basketball team to hold off a strong push by Salem in the first round of the St. James Tournament Tuesday, Jan. 21, as the second-seeded Eagles topped the seventh-seeded Tigers 50-41.
The first two nights of the 75th annual high school boys’ basketball St. James Tournament have already been altered by the weather.
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.
The Salem Lady Tigers captured third place in the Norwood Tournament by knocking off top-seeded Mansfield 67-62 in the third-place game Saturday.
Sports game officials are much like the athletes they officiate in that participation in postseason championship events can be career highlights.