Category Archives: SPORTS

Tigers Rally to Win Baseball Opener 11-9 Over Highland

Written on March 21, 2017 at 3:23 pm, by

High expectations heading into the 2017 baseball season were quickly challenged on Monday night in Memphis as the Scotland County Tigers fell behind Highland 5-0. But the pitching depth that is expected to fuel a possible post season run for SCR-I was on display, combined with some timely hitting that allowed Scotland County to rally […]

Buford, Campbell Earn All-Conference Basketball Honors

Written on March 21, 2017 at 3:14 pm, by

  Two Scotland County seniors were honored by the coaches of the Lewis & Clark Conference when the league announced its all-conference picks following the completion of the 2016-17 hoops season. Aaron Buford was named to the L&C 2nd Team. Buford was second on the team in scoring, averaging 11.2 points per contest. The point […]

Lady Tigers Rally From Double Digit Deficit to Outlast Oran 49-41 to Claim Third in State

Written on March 15, 2017 at 4:17 pm, by

Coming off a demoralizing defeat Thursday in the state semifinals, Scotland County rallied from a double-digit deficit on Friday to bring home the Missouri Class 2 third place trophy with a 49-41 win over Oran. Neither team got off to a hot start, with Scotland County finally breaking the scoreless drought when Chelsea Wood scored […]

MDC Forecasts Good Spring Turkey Season For Hunters

Written on March 15, 2017 at 3:23 pm, by

Hunters should expect a similar spring turkey season as 2016. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri turkey hunters can expect a good spring season overall according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 8-9. The regular spring season runs April 17 through May 7. Although four […]

Skyline Sinks SCR-I State Title Hopes With Defensive Dominance in 46-22 Defeat

Written on March 14, 2017 at 4:19 pm, by

Ask any of Scotland County’s regular season opponents who played the best defense they saw all year, and the answer likely would have been the Lady Tigers. None of those teams had Skyline on their schedule. Unfortunately for SCR-I, their path to a state championship had to cross with the #1 team in the state […]

Making History

Written on March 7, 2017 at 3:18 pm, by

SCR-I Claims First Ever Regional Win With 55-23 Blowout of New Bloomfield to Advance to Final Four After seeing their post season dream dashed by a last second New Franklin three-pointer in 2016, Scotland County returned to Moberly Area Community College on Saturday and made history, blowing out New Bloomfield 55-23 to punch the Lady […]

SCR-I Survives Sluggish Shooting Showing to Claim 37-35 Sectional Win Over New Haven

Written on March 7, 2017 at 2:04 pm, by

“We’re not going out like this again,” Calesse Bair shouted at her teammates on the bench. “We’re not going to lose on a three-pointer right here.” New Haven had just called a timeout with 12.4 seconds left to play in the Class 2 Sectional at Hannibal High School, with Scotland County clinging to a 37-35 […]

Scotland County Lady Tigers district champs music video

Written on March 3, 2017 at 11:37 am, by

Tigers Upset Canton 64-59 in District Opener to Keep Basketball Season Alive

Written on February 28, 2017 at 3:46 pm, by

Put the baseball cleats away, at least for a few more days. Scotland County extended its basketball season on Tuesday night at Clopton, upsetting the #2 seed Canton with some clutch and superb defense in the game’s final minute. Most basketball fans would agree that Scotland County was not your typical #7 seed. The Class […]

Defense Leads Lady Tigers Back to District Championship Game

Written on February 28, 2017 at 3:16 pm, by

  After taking the best the #7 seed had to offer in round one of the Class 2 District 6 Tourney on Monday night, there was no chance that Scotland County was going to overlook its semifinals opponent, even if they had previously beaten Paris by nearly 30 points. SCR-I knew that the Lady Coyotes […]