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On Tuesday January 26, 2016 the Scotland County Tigers faced off against the Queen City Bulldogs at the Scotland County High School in Memphis. This game benefited the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Scotland County, the official sponsor of more birthdays!

Members of the Relay For Life Committee worked at the concession stand, sporting their PINK OUT t-shirts! Thank you to: Kyle  Aldrich, Chris & Ronnie Tinkle, Jeannie Childress, Shirley Green, Tina Newcomb, Mikel Harvey and your American Cancer Society Staff Partner Brenda Carlin.

Superintendent Ryan Bergeson spearheaded this effort working with Athletic Directors in both Memphis and Schuyler Counties. Ryan will be attending the Relay For Life of Scotland County meeting on February 24, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  at Payne Funeral Chapel to speak with the committee about the event and to make tentative plans for 2017.

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can get involved join us at the February 24, meeting! We are looking for teams committee members, survivors and caregivers.

Together will millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society saves lives and creates more birthdays by helping people:

Stay Well: We help you take steps to prevent cancer or detect it early, when it is most treatable.. Whether it’s helping you quit smoking or providing information on which cancer screenings are right for you, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do about it.

Get Well: We provide free places to stay while receiving treatment. Whether it’s the middle of the day or night, we’re in your corner every minute of every day to guide you through your cancer journey.

Finding Cures:  We are the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the United States, and we’ve played a role in nearly every major cancer breakthrough. Whether it’s discovering new medications or pioneering new treatments, we are finding cancer’s causes and cures.

Fighting Back: We work with lawmakers to make this world a healthier place. Whether it’s advocating for smoke-free laws or improving access to quality health care, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community.

To register a team for the 2016 Relay For Life of Scotland County go to-  to be held June 10, 2016 and to register for the 2016 Relay For Life of Schuyler County go to