Category Archives: SPORTS

Slaughter Finishes 50th at Class 1 State Golf Championship

Written on May 23, 2017 at 9:50 am, by

A tough second day of play dropped Scotland County’s Ryan Slaughter down the leader board as the Tigers’ senior had to settle for a 50th place finish in the Missouri Class 1 State Golf Championship. Slaughter opened play on Monday, May 15th, at Silo Ridge Golf Club in Bolivar with a round of 86. Bloomfield’s […]

Perfect Storm Sinks SCR-I Baseball Playoff Hopes in District Title Game

Written on May 23, 2017 at 9:30 am, by

For Scotland County baseball fans, Wednesday evening proved a bit eerie, as the dark storm clouds that blew in prior to the Class 2 District 5 championship game proved emblematic of the storm ahead that ended SCR-I’s dream of a playoff run before it got off the ground. With winds whipping and a storm brewing, […]

Junior High Track Squads Close Out Season at Conference Meet

Written on May 17, 2017 at 3:10 pm, by

The Scotland County junior high track teams closed out the 2017 season at the Lewis & Clark Conference on May 9th at Central Methodist University in Fayette. The Tigers finished third in their inaugural season in the new league while the Lady Tigers were sixth out of nine schools. Paris won the boys title with […]

Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 43,339 Birds

Written on May 17, 2017 at 3:08 pm, by

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 39,239 birds during Missouri’s 2017 regular spring turkey season April 17 through May 7. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 932 birds checked, Texas with 843, and Callaway with 697. Young turkey hunters harvested 4,100 birds during the 2017 spring youth […]

Tigers Mash Milan 14-0 to Advance to District Championship Game

Written on May 17, 2017 at 10:14 am, by

A pair of nice defensive plays early on by the Milan outfielders kept Scotland County off the scoreboard early in Monday’s Class 2 District 5 semifinals in Memphis. But the Tigers’ offense proved too potent to keep down for long, as SCR-I put up seven runs in back-to-back innings to defeat the Wildcats 14-0. Aaron […]

Tigers Close Out Regular Season with 15-5 Win Over Novinger

Written on May 16, 2017 at 11:34 am, by

All nine Scotland County starters recorded at least one hit as Scotland County brought the bats to close out the regular season with a 15-5 win over Novinger on May 9th in Memphis. SCR-I put up a five-spot in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back en route to the five inning […]

Slaughter Returning to Missouri Class 1 State Golf Tourney

Written on May 16, 2017 at 10:40 am, by

Scotland County senior Ryan Slaughter punched his ticket for a return trip to the Missouri Class 1 state golf championship event with a top five finish at the Class 1 Sectional 4 tournament held at Green Hills Golf Course in Chillicothe. Slaughter carded a six-over-par 78 to finish fifth overall. Jeff Roberts Simmons of Gallatin […]

Orton Advances to State Track Championship in Shot Put

Written on May 16, 2017 at 10:24 am, by

Scotland County’s Bryson Orton will represent his school at the Missouri Class 2 state track championships May 20th at Jefferson City High School. Orton finished third overall at the Class 2 sectional in Independence, MO on Saturday with a throw of 43′ 9.5″. Ryan Valentine of Putnam County won the event with a distance of […]

Weston Smith Hired as New Greenskeeper at Timber Ridge Golf Course

Written on May 16, 2017 at 9:49 am, by

A lifelong love of golf has landed a recent Truman State University graduate in Scotland County. Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis has announced the hiring of Weston Smith as the new greenskeeper for the nine-hole golf course located on Highway 15 south of town. Smith, a graduate of La Plata High School, had spent […]

Tigers Rally for 12-2 Win Over Putnam County on Senior Night

Written on May 9, 2017 at 5:55 pm, by

It wasn’t the storyline one would hope for on Monday night in Memphis as the state-ranked Tigers fell behind early on senior night, but SCR-I was able to rebound and give the big night a proper ending, rallying for a 12-2 win over Putnam County. The Midgets took advantage of some early wildness by starter […]