Category Archives: Basketball

Keokuk’s Stifling Defense Topples Lady Tigers From Undefeated Ranks

Written on January 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm, by

Scotland County school’s Christmas break ended Wednesday for students, but came to a close on Tuesday evening for the Scotland County girls’ basketball team, that traveled to Keokuk, Iowa to face the state-ranked Chiefs. Unfortunately for SCR-I, the Lady Tigers looked like they were still on vacation, falling behind 20-8 in the first period as […]

Lady Tigers Hammer Harrisburg 69-31 for First Ever Lewis & Clark Conference Win

Written on January 10, 2017 at 2:18 pm, by

After suffering their first loss of the season Tuesday in Keokuk, Scotland County rebounded for a much better premiere, notching the team’s first ever Lewis & Clark Conference victory in the team’s inaugural league game at Harrisburg on Friday night. SCR-I joined the new conference with a bang, blasting the Lady Bulldogs 69-31, appearing to […]

Conference Debut Slips Away From Tigers in Fourth Quarter

Written on January 10, 2017 at 1:53 pm, by

After a fast-paced three quarters of basketball at Harrisburg on Friday night that often resembled a high-speed chase, with both teams edging ahead at times, Scotland County ran into a brick wall in the fourth period. The Tigers managed just two field goals and missed 10 straight free throw attempts as the Bulldogs pulled away […]

Eighth Grade Girls Finish Strong to Complete 7-7 Season

Written on January 10, 2017 at 8:40 am, by

After a slow start to the season, the Scotland County eighth grade girls rallied to salvage a .500 season, posting a 7-7 record overall. SCR-I struggled to score points early in the season, leading to a 1-5 start in November. The Lady Tigers fell to Canton 34-19 in the season opener November 1st in Memphis. […]

Eighth Grade Boys Basketball Team Finishes Strong to Post 5-9 Mark

Written on January 10, 2017 at 8:36 am, by

  The Scotland County eighth grade boys basketball team got off to a slow start before putting together  some wins down the stretch to conclude the 2016 season with a 5-9 mark overall. SCR-I came out of the gates slowly, dropping a pair of lopsided contests to open the month of November. The Tigers opened […]

7th Grade Boys Basketball Team Compiles 7-3 Record in 2016

Written on December 27, 2016 at 4:18 pm, by

The Scotland County 7th grade boys basketball team completed a successful 2016 season, posting a 7-3 mark. The Tigers opened the year November 1st with a 30-9 win at Clark County. Alex Long led the way with 15 points and Corbyn Spurgeon added nine. SCR-I traveled to Knox County on November 9th and prevailed 22-17, […]

SCR-I 7th Grade Girls Basketball Completes Perfect Season

Written on December 27, 2016 at 12:04 pm, by

The Scotland County seventh grade girls basketball team completed a perfect season, going 9-0 on the year. The Lady Tigers had their closest contest right out of the gates, winning a defensive struggle 13-11 at Clark County on November 1st. SCR-I held the Lady Indians to just two first half points. Emiley Dial and Hannah […]

Lady Tigers Survive to Claim 44-38 Win in ‘Pink Out’ Game

Written on December 20, 2016 at 9:23 am, by

The annual “Pink Out” theme reminds fans that the search is ongoing for a cure for cancer. But on Tuesday night in Memphis, the SCR-I faithful may have been more focused on a cure for their state-ranked Lady Tigers’ scoring woes, as for the second straight game, Scotland County struggled through a difficult shooting performance […]

Cougars Snap SCR-I’s Six-Game Winning Streak

Written on December 20, 2016 at 9:13 am, by

Scotland County made an unscheduled visit to Highland on December 12th and saw its six-game winning streak snapped as the Cougars held off a late Tigers’ run to post a 66-56 victory. Highland jumped out to a 21-13 lead in the first period. Coach Lance Campbell said his team struggled against Highland’s size, which made […]

Tigers Reclaim Rock Trophy With 68-38 Win Over Schuyler County

Written on December 20, 2016 at 9:09 am, by

Fresh off the school’s victory in the dodge ball contest between games, Scotland County road the momentum to a 9-0 start in the boys’ varsity game and went on to a 68-38 victory to cap off a SCR-I sweep in the “Pink Out” games at Memphis on December 13th. Will Fromm sank a three-pointer to […]