Category Archives: SPORTS

Tigers Top Atlanta 53-10 in Tourney Opener

Written on January 17, 2017 at 3:02 pm, by

Scotland County advanced to the semifinals of the North Shelby Tournament with a 53-10 victory over Atlanta on Monday night. The Hornets dressed just five players, but after the initial tip off, only had four players on the court due to an injury. Grant Campbell scored 16 points in limited action to lead the Tigers […]

Tigers Weather Westran Run to Post First Conference Win

Written on January 17, 2017 at 2:41 pm, by

A 15-point advantage evaporated in the third period Tuesday night in Westran, but Scotland County was able to rally to post a 73-59 victory and claim the program’s first ever Lewis & Clark Conference win. After dropping their league debut Friday night at Harrisburg, the Tigers used an 8-0 run to close the third period […]

Conservation Considerations

Written on January 17, 2017 at 1:38 pm, by

The Chill of Winter by MDC Agent Michael Collins As the winter is in full-swing in North Missouri, we all know that the weather can turn bitterly cold in a hurry. Those of us who still find ourselves out in the elements need to be prepared for surviving extreme conditions. All of Missouri’s deer seasons […]

Four Lady Tigers Score in Double Digits as SCR-I Wins at Westran 59-36

Written on January 16, 2017 at 10:15 pm, by

After enjoying another of the long bus rides that come with joining the Lewis & Clark Conference, Scotland County got off to a bit of a slow start Tuesday night in Huntsville. But the Lady Tigers recovered quickly and rallied for a 59-36 win over Westran. SCR-I trailed early in the first period. Chelsea Wood […]

MDC Reports Three New Cases of CWD From Mandatory Sampling

Written on January 13, 2017 at 9:48 am, by

Final results from 19,200+ deer tested show total of five cases of chronic wasting disease, with none in Scotland County.   The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports it has received final results from the more than 19,200 tissue samples tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD) following the Department’s mandatory sampling of deer harvested on […]

Hunters Harvest 10,602 Deer During Missouri Alternative-Methods Portion

Written on January 13, 2017 at 9:40 am, by

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 10,602 deer during the alternative-methods portion of the fall firearms season, which ran Dec. 24- Jan. 3. Of the total harvest, 2,787 were antlered bucks, 1,496 button bucks, and 6,319 does. Top harvest counties were Oregon with 262 deer […]

Lake Show-Me to Receive Upgrades As Part of New Municipal Agreement With Conservation Department

Written on January 12, 2017 at 2:45 pm, by

A new 25-year cooperative management agreement between the Missouri Department of Conservation and the City of Memphis will come with several improvements at Lake Show-Me. The two entities will renew a quarter-century deal to govern the 225 acre impoundment that serves at the main water source for the city as well as a top recreational […]

Keokuk’s Stifling Defense Topples Lady Tigers From Undefeated Ranks

Written on January 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm, by

Scotland County school’s Christmas break ended Wednesday for students, but came to a close on Tuesday evening for the Scotland County girls’ basketball team, that traveled to Keokuk, Iowa to face the state-ranked Chiefs. Unfortunately for SCR-I, the Lady Tigers looked like they were still on vacation, falling behind 20-8 in the first period as […]

Lady Tigers Hammer Harrisburg 69-31 for First Ever Lewis & Clark Conference Win

Written on January 10, 2017 at 2:18 pm, by

After suffering their first loss of the season Tuesday in Keokuk, Scotland County rebounded for a much better premiere, notching the team’s first ever Lewis & Clark Conference victory in the team’s inaugural league game at Harrisburg on Friday night. SCR-I joined the new conference with a bang, blasting the Lady Bulldogs 69-31, appearing to […]

Conference Debut Slips Away From Tigers in Fourth Quarter

Written on January 10, 2017 at 1:53 pm, by

After a fast-paced three quarters of basketball at Harrisburg on Friday night that often resembled a high-speed chase, with both teams edging ahead at times, Scotland County ran into a brick wall in the fourth period. The Tigers managed just two field goals and missed 10 straight free throw attempts as the Bulldogs pulled away […]