Category Archives: SPORTS

Martin Scores First Career Sprint Invaders Feature Win at the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway

Written on June 21, 2018 at 12:43 pm, by

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Friday, June 15, 2018) – It’s been twelve years since the Sprint Invaders last visited the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri. But that drought would come to an end, as the series returned to the widest track in the Midwest on Friday night. All of it couldn’t be […]

Show-Me State All Stars Fall Short in Classic All Star Games

Written on June 19, 2018 at 5:29 pm, by

It was the final showing for Scotland County R-I graduates Lane Pence and Ashleigh Creek, and unfortunately the Show-Me State didn’t fare well as Illinois picked up a pair of victories in Saturday’s McDonald’s/Herald-Whig Classic all-star basketball games. Pence suited up for the Missouri boys who were 76-68 losers to Illinois. The Land of Lincoln […]

Sprint Cars Return to Pepsi Scotland County Speedway

Written on June 12, 2018 at 12:50 pm, by

by Brian Neal Not often do the fans in the Memphis, Missouri area get to watch Sprint Cars compete at the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri. But coming this Friday, June 15th the fans will be treated to a visit by the Sprint Invaders to the track. So far in the 2018 Sprint […]

Pence, Creek to Represent SCR-I in McDonald’s/Herald Whig Classic All-Star Basketball Games

Written on June 12, 2018 at 12:17 pm, by

A pair of Scotland County standouts will step onto the hardwood for the final time representing SCR-I this weekend at the McDonald’s/Herald Whig Classic all-star basketball games on Saturday in Quincy, IL. Lane Pence will represent the Tigers while Ashleigh Creek will suit up one last time for her Lady Tigers. Pence will pull on […]

Creek Helps Team Claim Win in NEMO All-Star Game

Written on June 12, 2018 at 11:41 am, by

Scotland County graduate Ashleigh Creek was part of the winning Red Team in the 31st Annual Northeast Missouri Officials Association All-Star game held Saturday in Kirksville. Creek, the lone SCR-I representative in Kirksville for the event, helped her team to a 83-60 victory, scoring seven points, all in the first half. She teamed up with […]

Orton to Suit Up For West All-Stars in 2018 Do or Die Bowl

Written on June 12, 2018 at 11:28 am, by

Over six months ago, Scotland County’s Bryson Orton figured he had taken his pads off for the final time. The recent Scotland County graduate and standout Tigers’ football performer figured he had suited up the for the last time when SCR-I lost to South Shelby in the district semifinals. That brought to an end a […]

Deep Lady Tigers Basketball Squad Looking to Regain Form

Written on June 5, 2018 at 3:15 pm, by

For most basketball programs, a 13-11 record would be deemed a success. But after going a combined 84-6 in the previous three seasons, SCR-I fans had become accustomed to higher standards. After graduating just one senior, the program looks poised to move the needle higher on the win side in 2018-19. Early results appear to […]

Fuller Race Team Represents Memphis at Lucas Oil Speedway Event

Written on May 29, 2018 at 1:11 pm, by

Scotland County Speedway is well known among dirt track racers and fans. A couple local drivers did their part this past weekend to put Memphis on the map for the modified racing circuit. Cousins Jerad and Jardin Fuller and the Fuller Racing team traveled to Wheatland, MO for the Show-Me 100 racing extravaganza at Lucas […]

Register Now for SC Tiger Cub Summer Football Camp

Written on May 22, 2018 at 4:09 pm, by

Scotland County Tiger Cub Summer Football Camp 2018 will be held July 17, 18 and 19 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Kids entering fourth, fifth of sixth grade who are interested in playing football are encouraged to attend. Coaches Kirk Stott, Nic Hatfield, Matt Buford, Travis Stott, William Parsons, Josh McSparren, and Curt Triplett […]

Five Tigers Earn All-Conference Baseball Honors

Written on May 22, 2018 at 2:35 pm, by

In a season that saw Scotland County claim the Lewis & Clark Conference title, it was no wonder that the Tigers dominated the league’s post season awards. Five Scotland County players were honored by the coaches when the L & C announced its all conference teams earlier this month. Gage Dodge, Will Fromm and Lane […]