Category Archives: SPORTS

Turnovers Topple SCR-I in 27-0 Loss at Marceline in Football Opener

Written on August 24, 2016 at 4:19 pm, by

Injuries and turnovers. Not the way Scotland County wanted to start the 2016 football season, especially opening at Marceline, which was coming off a Final Four appearance last season. Four Scotland County turnovers and a rib injury to quarterback Aaron Buford early in the second period was too much to overcome as the Tigers dropped […]

Fishing Success

Written on August 24, 2016 at 3:52 pm, by

Ken McVeigh formerly from Memphis has been fishing the Great Plains and Midwest Kayaking fishing series side by side since April of this year. These events have been various monthly online competitions that each month was the target of new Species.  April and May found Ken and his son, Sean McVeigh, back home to fish […]

Lady Tigers Prevail 3-1 in Extra Innings to Win Season Opener

Written on August 23, 2016 at 5:51 pm, by

It took a little longer than normal, but the Scotland County softball squad opened the 2016 season in the win column with a 3-1 victory at Putnam County that took 10 innings to decide. SCR-I jumped on top 1-0 in the top of the first inning. With one out, Stevi See crushed a double to […]

19th Annual Ag Day Golf Tournament at Timber Ridge

Written on August 23, 2016 at 4:57 pm, by

J & J Ag Equipment Sales is hosting the 19th Annual Ag Day Tournament at Timber Ridge Golf Course on Friday, September 9, 2016.  Sign-in opens at 9:00 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. shotgun start. The tournament is an 18 Hole, 4 Person Scramble.  Cost per team is $360 and includes lunch and beverages all […]

Barrett Leads Memphis Swim Team at League Championships

Written on August 16, 2016 at 3:36 pm, by

 Members of the Memphis Swim Team competed in the River Country League Championships on August 6 at Sheridan Swim Club in Pittsfield, Illinois. A total of 370 swimmers from teams throughout the tri-state area competed in the meet.  Teams participating included Adair Swim Assoc/Kirksville, Can-Oka (Canton/Kahoka), Hannibal YMCA, KROC Center (Quincy), Twin Pike/Louisiana, McDonough Co. […]

Veteran Tigers Team Looking to Return Football Program to State Playoffs

Written on August 16, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

A senior-laden lineup returning all but two starters has the Scotland County football program setting its sights high in 2016. After going 6-5 last year before dropping a shootout to Paris in the district semifinals, the Tigers will be looking to earn the first state playoff berth for the program since 2011. After experimenting with […]

Swim Team Crosses River for Quincy Meet 

Written on August 16, 2016 at 2:47 pm, by

The Memphis Swim Team traveled to Quincy YMCA to compete in a tri-meet against Pike County and Quincy YMCA on August 1. Memphis swimmers performances are listed below: Mixed 8 & under Freestyle relay, 1st—Emory Black, Lilly Frederick, Finley Heine, Cole Mazziotti Mixed 9-10 Freestyle relay, 3rd—Aurelia Sterling, Owen Brown, Payton Miller, Keeley Brown Girls […]

Tigers’ Offense Shines in Monroe City Football Jamboree

Written on August 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm, by

Even in a jamboree setting where coaches are often conservative, not wanting to give away too many secrets to the scouts, Scotland County’s offense was quite impressive on Friday night in Monroe City in pre-season football action. After some early jitters that included a fumble and a bad snap, SCR-I pushed the ball down the […]

Conservation Considerations

Written on August 9, 2016 at 2:10 pm, by

by MDC Agent Michael Collins Fall is quickly approaching, but, summer has not hit its last life yet. August marks a time of change for wildlife and humans as well. Soon children will be back to school, and in the wild, skunks will begin to live on their own. Pioneers called this small black and white […]

Local Swimmers Compete at Kirksville Aquadogs Invitational

Written on August 9, 2016 at 12:41 pm, by

On July 23, 2016, the Memphis Swim Team participated in swimming competition at the Kirksville Aquadogs Invitational.  These are the results of Memphis swimmer performances from the meet: Girls 8 & Under Free Relay–1st: Cole Mazziotti, Kaylyn Brown, Lilly Frederick, Finley Heine Mixed 9-10 Free Relay–1st: Emory Black, Greyson Browning, Payton Miller, Aurelia Sterling Girls 11-12 Free […]