Category Archives: Basketball

Bair’s 30-Point Outburst Leads SCR-I to 9th Straight Tourney Title

Written on December 6, 2016 at 1:18 pm, by

After a hot start to the tournament, Scotland County had to overcome early foul trouble in the championship game of the Novinger Tournament before finally pulling away in the second half to secure the team’s ninth straight championship with a 71-43 victory. After jumping out to 5-0 lead, SCR-I began battling the whistles. Chelsea Wood […]

Total Team Effort Leads Tigers to First Tourney Title

Written on December 6, 2016 at 1:14 pm, by

Scotland County played like a team desperate to win its first Novinger Tourney title and the drive and determination paid off as the Tigers topped top seed La Plata 68-52 to bring home the hardware. Lane Pence highlighted the effort as the clock wound down on the first period. The junior guard deflected a pass […]

Tigers Hold Off Novinger Rally to Advance to Tourney Finals

Written on December 6, 2016 at 1:06 pm, by

After a huge first period, Scotland County had to hold off a late run by the home team to post a 76-69 win in the semifinals for  the Novinger Tournament on December 1st. The Tigers shot lights out in the opening eight minutes en route to a 32-15 lead. Three-pointers by Elijah Cooley, Will Fromm […]

Campbell Scores 23 to Lead Tigers to First Win

Written on December 6, 2016 at 1:01 pm, by

After a tough season-opening loss to Clark County last week, Scotland County got into the win column in style, blasting Newtown-Harris 70-21 in the opening round of the Novinger Tourney on November 29th. Grant Campbell poured in 10 points in the opening period as SCR-I jumped out to a 22-7 lead. Will Fromm added a […]

Lady Tigers Mash Milan 73-14 to Advance to Tourney Title Tilt

Written on December 6, 2016 at 12:54 pm, by

Pick your poison. That is how Scotland County opponents must be feeling in the Novinger Tournament when they’re trying to devise a defensive game plan and determine who to focus on trying to stop. On Monday night Chelsea Wood led SCR-I with 20 points and Calesse Bair had 19. So Wednesday night’s opponent, Milan, geared […]

SCR-I Dominates Newtown-Harris 77-4 in Tourney Opener

Written on November 30, 2016 at 4:36 pm, by

Scotland County went about its work on Monday night in the opener of the Novinger Tourney. The Lady Tigers who are looking for their ninth straight Novinger Tourney title, entered bracket play as the top seed, taking on #8 seed Newtown-Harris. The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 33-0 lead in the first period and […]

Lady Tigers Ranked #7 in State to Start Season

Written on November 30, 2016 at 4:18 pm, by

The Scotland County Lady Tigers were ranked #7 in the 2016-17 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association preseason poll recently released. Skyline, which returns the bulk of its lineup from last year’s third place team in state, earned the #1 ranking in girls Class 2. Hartville slotted in at #2 followed by SCR-I’s new Class 2 District […]

Lady Tigers Top Clark County 65-52 in Season Opener

Written on November 29, 2016 at 11:38 am, by

Strength of schedule has been a flaw highlighted by many pollsters who failed to rank a 28-2 Scotland County program in the state rankings until after SCR-I had concluded the 2015-16 season as one of the final eight teams standing in the state playoffs. Well the Lady Tigers checked that one off the to-do list […]

Clark County Pulls Away Late to Defeat Tigers 60-47

Written on November 29, 2016 at 11:17 am, by

Tuesday’s season opener for Scotland County was a game of spurts, and unfortunately for SCR-I, Clark County put together the final run en route to a 60-47 victory in Memphis. Gage Dodge hit a three-pointer to open the game for the Tigers with a lead. His jumper later in the first period gave SCR-I an […]

After First-Ever Sectional Win, Lady Tigers Returning Cast Looking to Take Next Step in 2017

Written on November 22, 2016 at 2:10 pm, by

Over the past three seasons, “Taking the next step” has been the motto of Scotland County Coach Cory Shultz. And his Lady Tigers have done just that, capturing a district title in 2015 when he was an assistant, before making it back to back titles with a win in 2016 that was followed up by […]