Category Archives: SPORTS

Putnam County Stops SCR-I 3-2 in Softball Season Opener

Written on August 22, 2017 at 2:02 pm, by

Ashleigh Creek smashed the first strike she saw in her senior season for a solo home run on Monday night in Memphis, but it was not enough as Scotland County fell to Putnam County 3-2 in the 2017 season debut for the Lady Tigers. The Lady Midgets jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the […]

Carper Set to Take Helm of Tigers Football Program

Written on August 17, 2017 at 3:31 pm, by

After seven years with the Scotland County R-I football program Troy Carper is ascending to the head coaching job to lead the Tigers in the 2017 season. Carper, a special education instructor at SCR-I High School, has moved into the head post after serving the past two years as the team’s defensive coordinator. “I’ve worked […]

‘Small But Dedicated’ Roster Looking to Lead Tigers Football to 3rd Straight Winning Season

Written on August 17, 2017 at 3:27 pm, by

After riding the talented class of 2017 to back-to-back winning seasons, the Scotland County football program has big shoes, or in this case sets of cleats, to fill heading into the 2017 season. That is not to say that the Tigers don’t have their fair share of talent returning, making a third straight winning season […]

Seniors Creek, See Looking to Lead Lady Tigers to Elusive Playoff Berth

Written on August 15, 2017 at 3:27 pm, by

An upset win over Canton in district semifinals a year ago boosted Scotland County’s softball team one step closer to the state playoffs. But the Lady Tigers fell to Knox County 2-0 in the title game, and the elusive district championship and berth in the state tourney once again  evaded SCR-I. Will 2017 be the […]

Relay Teams Bring Home Wins From Quincy Swim Meet

Written on August 8, 2017 at 7:07 pm, by

The Memphis Swim Team traveled to Quincy on July 29 to compete against Sheridan Swim Club and Hannibal YMCA.  Memphis swimmers placing in the top 10 in their events and participants are listed below: Mixed 9-10 Freestyle relay, 3rd – Finley Heine, Cole Mazziotti, Payton Miller, Emory Black Girls 13-14 Freestyle relay, 1st – Tresa […]

TRGC to Host 4 Man Calcutta August 6th

Written on August 1, 2017 at 2:54 pm, by

Doggy Boy Enterprises will be presenting a 4 Man Calcutta Sunday, August 6th at the Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis.  Tee-off time is 9:00 a.m. Participants will begin by playing 9 holes, after which the organizers will flight the tournament.  There will be a Calcutta Auction and then 18 holes of play.  Cost for […]

Swim Team Closes Out Regular Season at Kahoka

Written on August 1, 2017 at 11:38 am, by

The Memphis Swim Team met in Kahoka on July 29 to compete against Can-Oka (Canton/Kahoka) Swim Team in their final regular season meet.  The River Country League Championships will be held in Pittsfield, Illinois on August 5.  Memphis swimmers results are listed below: Mixed 8 & Under Freestyle relay, 2nd – Brant Heine, Addy Frederick, […]

August 8th is Sign-Up Night for Tiger Cub Football

Written on August 1, 2017 at 10:48 am, by

Tiger Cub football coach and organizer, Kirk Stott would like to remind everyone that the sign-up night for this year’s Tiger Cub football program is Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in the High School Commons.  There are three separate sessions for each grade level.  Each session will also include equipment handout and a parent/player meeting.  The […]

Swim Team Battles Illinois Team at Macomb Meet

Written on August 1, 2017 at 10:24 am, by

On July 20, the Memphis Swim Team traveled to Macomb, Illinois to compete in a tri-meet versus Hamilton and Macomb. Memphis swimmers results are listed below: Mixed 9-10 Freestyle relay, 1st – Lilly Frederick, Jaden Bergeson, Olivia Leyva, Wesley McSparren Girls 15-18 Freestyle relay, 1st – Carlee Smith, Clara Davis, Micah Cooley, Claire Hite Girls […]

Barrett Sisters Claim Eight 1st Place Finishes at Canton Swim Meet 

Written on July 24, 2017 at 2:57 pm, by

On July 15, the Memphis Swim Team competed at Canton against Can-Oka, Hamilton, and Pittsfield Swim Teams.  Memphis swimmers who placed in the top 10 in their events and participants are listed below: Girls 9-10 Freestyle relay, 1st – Cole Mazziotti, Finley Heine, Payton Miller, Lilly Frederick Mixed 9-10 Freestyle relay, 4th – Brant Heine, […]