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Johnston, Bufords Earn All-District Basketball Honors

Johnston, Bufords Earn All-District Basketball Honors

Three Scotland County Tigers were honored by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association as honorees on the Class 2 District 6 all district teams. Bailey Johnston received first team honors, and was the second leading vote recipient after leading SCR-I in scoring at 18.9 points per contest while also grabbing 6.9 rebounds. Ryan Strange of Knox […]

Bair Earns Tri-Rivers Conference Most Valuable Player Honors

Bair Earns Tri-Rivers Conference Most Valuable Player Honors

After claiming the first conference title in the program’s history, the Scotland County girls basketball team was well represented on the Tri-Rivers Conference postseason honors roll. SCR-I’s Calesse Bair was named the league’s most valuable player after helping lead her team to a perfect 10-0 conference mark. The sophomore averaged 13.0 points a game while […]

Three Tigers Earn All-Conference Basketball Honors

Three Tigers Earn All-Conference Basketball Honors

While the Tri-Rivers Conference featured some heated matches this season, the league’s coaches were all in agreement when the post season awards rolled out this week.  The top five players in the Tri-Rivers Conference were all unanimous selections for first team all-conference honors. Knox County claimed the conference crown with a 9-1 mark, helping earn […]

CHECKMATE – Canton Captures Coaching Chess Match to Claim Sectional Win Over Tigers

CHECKMATE – Canton Captures Coaching Chess Match to Claim Sectional Win Over Tigers

Wednesday night’s sectional basketball matchup between district champions Canton and Scotland County had all the makings of a chess match between a pair of the area’s better coaches. Lance Campbell had his Tigers focused on nullifying Canton’s “king”, Gabe McKenzie. While the all-state performer has been slowed recently by a knee injury, SCR-I still focused […]

Blistering Bearcat Shooting Sinks SCR-I in Sectionals

Blistering Bearcat Shooting Sinks SCR-I in Sectionals

One team appeared to be shooting at a basket the size of an Olympic pool while the other squad seemed destined to try and thread the needle through their basket that at most times shrank to the size of  a thimble. Cairo sizzled the nets for a 62% shooting percentage in the game that allowed […]

Lady Tigers Rally Past Knox County 45-35 for District Championship

Lady Tigers Rally Past Knox County 45-35 for District Championship

For such a beautiful group of young ladies, Scotland County’s basketball team continues to find ways to win ugly. After managing just three points in the first period, and trailing for much of the night, SCR-I rallied for the second time in three nights to  keep a 26-game winning streak and the  2014-15 basketball season […]

Johnston’s Giant Game Gains Tigers First District Title Since 1986

Johnston’s Giant Game Gains Tigers First District Title Since 1986

NO HOLDING HIM DOWN! – Even a triple team of defenders swarming at his feet was not enough to slow Bailey Johnston down on Saturday. Based on the final numbers, it would be easy to conclude that Bailey Johnston was not ready to finish his high school basketball career. The senior put up a career […]

Lady Tigers Rally Past Marceline to Keep District Title Hopes Alive

Lady Tigers Rally Past Marceline to Keep District Title Hopes Alive

The clock nearly chimed to end Scotland County’s Cinderella basketball season prematurely, by most accounts, as the Lady Tigers had to rally Thursday night in Queen City to hold off fourth seeded Marceline in the Class 2 District 6 semifinals. Top seeded SCR-I struggled through a frigid shooting performance compounded by foul trouble that forced […]

Near-Perfect 3rd Period Powers SCR-I in 77-44 Win Over Milan

Near-Perfect 3rd Period Powers SCR-I in 77-44 Win Over Milan

Patent pending. Whatever it was that Lance Campbell told to his Tigers during an extended halftime speech, the coach can expect his counterparts to be lined up trying to get him to share the wisdom. SCR-I jumped out to an early lead as Bailey Johnston scored on an offensive rebound and Caleb Doubet converted a […]

WORTH THE WAIT – Lady Tigers Claim First Tri-Rivers Conference Title With 48-33 Win Over Knox County

WORTH THE WAIT – Lady Tigers Claim First Tri-Rivers Conference Title With 48-33 Win Over Knox County

Inclement weather delayed the Scotland County Lady Tigers one more day, but what’s another 24 hours in a more than quarter century wait? SCR-I capped off Senior Night and Courtwarming on Saturday, instead of Friday, downing Knox County 48-33 to secure the first girls Tri-Rivers Conference basketball championship in school history. To secure the title, […]

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