Category Archives: Basketball

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 […]

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 […]

Lady Tigers Punch Ticket to Sweet 16 With Third Straight District Championship

Written on February 28, 2017 at 2:35 pm, by

#5 Ranked Scotland County stops #3 ranked Clopton 59-46 to advance to state playoffs. If the Lady Tigers felt like the deck was stacked against them in their pursuit of a third straight state playoff berth, it sure didn’t show on Saturday. SCR-I weathered its third  two and a half hour bus trip of the […]

Second Upset Bid Slips Away From SCR-I in Semifinals

Written on February 28, 2017 at 1:59 pm, by

The Tigers had their chances on Thursday night to make it a Scotland County double-header in the Class 2 District 6 championship games, but foul trouble and missed free throws ultimately brought SCR-I’s season to an end with a 54-48 loss to Louisiana. Scotland County never got its offense on track after its second long […]