Category Archives: Basketball

Putnam County Pulls Away Late for 69-43 Win Over SCR-I

Written on December 11, 2018 at 4:19 pm, by

Coach Kyle Ellison has been doing his best to keep his young Tigers basketball team upright as it tries to navigate the opening of basketball season on a unicycle. The first year coach is working to develop a consistent second and even a third scoring option to go with senior Will Fromm. The task has […]

Highland Humbles Lady Tigers in 60-28 Defeat

Written on December 11, 2018 at 3:10 pm, by

Riding high off a big victory Friday night in Unionville, Scotland County was humbled three nights later in Highland as the Lady Cougars crushed SCR-I 60-28. The Lady Tigers were never able to get on track offensively in a night that no player scored over five points. Early on the SCR-I full-court press caused the […]

Cougars Cage Tigers 63-29 Despite 20 Points by Fromm

Written on December 11, 2018 at 3:03 pm, by

Midway through the second period Monday night, fans were mindfully glancing at the rim on the east end of the Highland gym, wondering if someone has sneaked a lid on the basket. After watching the girls struggle to get the ball through the hoop in the first half, The Tigers had eerily similar results, managing […]

Press Powers SCR-I Past Putnam County 49-21

Written on December 11, 2018 at 11:45 am, by

A young Putnam County girls basketball team had no answers for the Scotland County full-court press on Friday night in Unionville as the Lady Tigers rolled to a 49-21 victory in the match up of former Tri-Rivers Conference rivals. SCR-I jumped out to a 13-2 lead in the first period feasting on Putnam County turnovers. […]

Tigers No Match For #2 Ranked Wildcats

Written on December 6, 2018 at 10:53 am, by

Milan looked the part of the #2 ranked team in Missouri Class 2 basketball, blasting Scotland County 60-30 in the second round of the Tri Rivers Conference Classic in Queen City on November 26th. The former league rivals squared off in the inaugural tournament featuring past members of the TRC and the Wildcats took control […]

Last Second Free Throws Send Milan to 54-52 Win Over Lady Tigers

Written on December 6, 2018 at 10:49 am, by

Fans at Wednesday night’s Milan versus Scotland County girls basketball game may have felt like they were watching a tennis match instead, as the breakneck pace of the game at times had them whipping their heads back and forth from one end of the court to the other. Milan held final serve, as the Wildcats […]

Tigers Conquer Adversity to Earn First Victory Under New Coach

Written on December 4, 2018 at 3:18 pm, by

Coach Kyle Ellison had to be wondering at one point Saturday afternoon if the world was working against him in his efforts to secure his first victory as Scotland County boys basketball head coach. Already missing two starters due to injury, the Tigers lost Kaden Anders to a bloody nose midway through Saturday’s consolation game […]

Free Throws Pave Path to Tourney Title for Lady Tigers

Written on December 4, 2018 at 3:16 pm, by

Scotland County road a big advantage at the free throw line Saturday evening to title town, hoisting the first ever Tri Rivers Conference Classic championship trophy after a 47-38 win over Clark County. The Lady Tigers avenged a season opening loss to the Indians thanks in large part to the charity stripe. SCR-I lived at […]

Lady Tigers Light Up Knox County 59-45 in Tourney Opener

Written on December 4, 2018 at 2:57 pm, by

Perfection is elusive, but on Wednesday night the Scotland County girls basketball team definitely moved the arrow on the season’s gage way into the positive with an impressive 59-45 victory over Knox County in the opening round of the inaugural Tri Rivers Conference Classic at Queen City. The Lady Tigers dominated the game’s first 12 […]

Tigers Drop Season Opener 47-42 to Knox County

Written on December 4, 2018 at 2:39 pm, by

The 2018-19 season got off to a promising start for Scotland County, but the boys basketball team ran out of gas late allowing Knox County to pull away for a 47-42 victory in the first round of the Tri Rivers Conference Classic in Queen City. It was the Will Fromm show early on, as the […]