Category Archives: SPORTS

USA Football Grant Will Help SCR-I Buy New Helmets

Written on June 28, 2016 at 10:00 am, by

A grant from the USA Football organization will help outfit the Scotland County R-I junior high football team with new helmets in 2016. Scotland County football coach Mikel Gragg announced the $1,000 grant this week. The award can be used to purchase equipment through Riddell, the official  equipment partner of USA Football. Gragg said he […]

Swim Team Opens Season at River Country 10 and Under Event

Written on June 28, 2016 at 9:45 am, by

The Memphis Swim Team opened the 2016 season with the River Country Swim League Invitational for swimmers age 10 and under in Kahoka on June 18.  Memphis swimmers placing in the top 10 and participating swimmers are listed below. Girls 8 & under Freestyle relay, 1st Cole Mazziotti, Lilly Frederick, Autumn Huber, Keeley Brown Mixed […]

Conservation Considerations – Frog Season

Written on June 21, 2016 at 1:41 pm, by

  by MDC Agent Michael Collins Here it is, already the middle of June. Soon it will be the hottest time of the year, and, with already experiencing high temperatures, it’s looking like it will be a scorcher this summer. While it is so hot, many folks would rather be out when it cools down […]

Timber Ridge Hosts Annual Father’s Day Golf Tourney

Written on June 21, 2016 at 1:19 pm, by

A total of 29 teams took part in the morning session of the annual Father’s Day Golf Tournament held Sunday, June 19th at Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis. The team of Shalley and Shalley took the win in the championship flight, carding a 58. Three teams tied for second with rounds of 61. The […]

Howard Earns All-Conference Track Honors

Written on June 21, 2016 at 12:16 pm, by

Former Scotland County R-I track standout Lucas Howard has earned Heart of America Athletic Association all-conference track honors. Howard is a sophomore computer science major at Central Methodist University in Fayette. He earn the honors after posting top 10 finishes at the HAAC conference meet held at Grand View University in Des Moines, IA. Howard […]

City of Memphis Hosting NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition

Written on June 21, 2016 at 10:22 am, by

Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the City of Memphis Parks Department hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition at Johnson Park.  The competition is being held Saturday, July 9th at 9:00 a.m. It is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15. For competition […]

Deer Management for Local Landowners

Written on June 13, 2016 at 11:28 pm, by

The two primary ways white-tailed deer are managed in Missouri include harvest and habitat management. Deer have large home ranges; therefore forming landowner deer management cooperatives is an excellent way to help manage habitat and harvest of deer on your property and surrounding land. A landowner cooperative is simply a group of adjoining landowners and […]

Kids Needed for Fun Summer Sport

Written on June 7, 2016 at 4:22 pm, by

There will be an informational and sign-up meeting on Sunday, June 12 at 6:00 PM at the Legion (swimming pool) Park in Memphis for anyone interested in joining the Memphis Swim Team.  All school-age youth are invited to participate. The Memphis Swim Team is a member of the River Country Swim League and a schedule […]

Conservation Considerations – Free Fishing Weekend

Written on June 7, 2016 at 2:13 pm, by

by MDC Agent Michael Collins This coming weekend (June 11-12) is the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Free Fishing Weekend. Free Fishing Weekend offers an opportunity for folks to sample the Show-Me State’s abundant fishing resources. By sample, I mean that anyone can fish without a permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag – […]

Bair Named MVP of Cross Over Hoops Camp for 2nd Straight Season

Written on June 7, 2016 at 1:52 pm, by

Three Lady Tigers basketball players traveled to Hannibal-LaGrange University on May 27th to take part in the Cross Over Hoops Invitational basketball camp and for the second consecutive year SCR-I’s Calesse Bair was named the camp’s Most Valuable Player. The one day invitational-only basketball camp features the top high school players from the Tri-State area. […]