Category Archives: Basketball

Lady Tigers Hold Off Putnam County Rally for 50-40 Win

Written on December 12, 2017 at 2:23 pm, by

It was a night of peaks and valleys for the Lady Tigers, but Scotland County was able to come out on top Friday night at home with a 50-40 win over Putnam County. SCR-I got off to a great start as Nova Cline had six points before a three-pointer by Katie Feeney gave SCR-I a […]

Pence Powers Tigers Past Putnam County 62-44

Written on December 12, 2017 at 2:12 pm, by

Lane Pence was a man on a mission Friday night in Memphis as he helped Scotland County power past Putnam County 62-44. The senior had a monster night, pouring in 25 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Pence went to work right out of the gates, scoring the contest’s first points on a drive to the […]

Milan Spoils SCR-I’s Home Opener With 4th Quarter Rally

Written on December 12, 2017 at 2:01 pm, by

Stepping on its home court for the first time all season seemed to be the cure for Scotland County, which had struggled offensively to start the season. The Tigers jumped out to an early lead Tuesday night versus Milan and maintained that advantage until the fourth quarter when the Wildcats rallied to take the 62-55 […]

‘Supernova’ Shines In Lady Tigers’ Season Opener

Written on December 12, 2017 at 1:13 pm, by

Nova Cline lived up to her new nickname on Tuesday night as she led Scotland County to a 61-26 win over Milan. Announcer Nathaniel Orr introduced Cline for the first time as a starter with an astral reference, planting the new nickname Supernova on the junior forward. It proved prophetic, as a supernova is a […]

SCR-I’s Second Half Adjustments Lead to 57-21 Win Over Novinger

Written on December 12, 2017 at 12:59 pm, by

Even in familiar surroundings, it took Scotland County a while to get rolling Thursday night in Novinger. Playing on the court for the fourth time in its first six games of the year, SCR-I got off to a slow start versus Novinger but eventually got things rolling for a 57-21 win. The Lady Tigers returned […]

Tigers Win 47-27 In Return to Novinger

Written on December 12, 2017 at 12:51 pm, by

Novinger has been a home away from home for Scotland County so far in the basketball season, as the Tigers returned to the little northeast Missouri town for the fourth time in five games on December 7th. Thursday night was the first time SCR-I actually matched up against the home team,  and the Tigers made […]

SCR-I Cages Cougars in 51-28 Victory

Written on December 12, 2017 at 12:40 pm, by

A smothering defensive performance helped Scotland County jump out to a big lead Monday night to handle Highland 51-28 and improve to 5-2 on the season. SCR-I forced several Highland turnovers to start the game, but led just 3-0 when the Cougars were forced to call a timeout less than 90 seconds into the game […]

Green City Ends Lady Tigers Title Streak With 52-43 Defeat in Novinger Tourney Championship

Written on December 5, 2017 at 3:14 pm, by

A nearly decade-long domination of the Novinger Tournament finally came to an end on Saturday in Novinger as Scotland County saw its nine-year championship streak snapped in the Novinger Tournament as a talented Green City squad proved too much to handle in the title tilt. The Gophers (4-0) advanced to the Class 1 Elite 8 […]

Lady Tigers Knock Off Newtown-Harris 52-20 in Tourney Opener

Written on December 5, 2017 at 2:45 pm, by

After a tough start to the season, Scotland County turned the tables on the competition Tuesday night at Novinger, blasting Newtown-Harris 52-20 in the opening round of the Novinger Tourney. SCR-I’s pressure defense forced 32 turnovers and allowed the Lady Tigers to get off twice as many shots as the opposition. Scotland County jumped out […]

Tigers Overcome Slow Start to Get By Gophers 45-42

Written on December 5, 2017 at 2:32 pm, by

Calling Thursday night a slow start for Scotland County may not do justice to the Tigers’ difficult debut that saw SCR-I score just 10 points in the game’s first 16 minutes. Fortunately for Scotland County, the team’s defense kept the team in the game, allowing for a second half comeback to advance the Tigers to […]