The Salem Cubs, of the Cornbelt League, will open their season tonight, hosting the defending State Champions in the Alexandria Angels. Salem was one of six teams, from the Cornbelt, that advanced to the State Tournament in Mitchell. They fell in the first round to Plankinton 6-5 and ended the season at 9-10. First pitch is slated for 7:30pm in Salem. The Cubs also have two other non-league games scheduled before league play starts, next Tuesday versus Mount Vernon and June 2nd versus Dimock/Emery.