Tag Archives: Baseball

Memphis to Host MLB Jr. Home Run Derby, Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run Events May 5th

The Memphis City Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a free Major League Baseball Jr. Home Run Derby and the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run  competition events for area youth. The events are scheduled for Saturday, May 5th at Johnson Park in Memphis, beginning at 9 a.m. The park is located at 344 N. […]

Tigers Dominate Tri-Rivers Conference Baseball Awards

The Scotland County baseball team went out on top in the final season of the Tri-Rivers Conference, taking the league title and dominating the post season awards. The Tigers defended their conference crown, posting a 5-0 league mark to remain champions and in doing so earned a number of the league’s top honors. First-year head […]

Three Homers Not Enough as Tigers Drop Slugfest 12-8 to Clark County

Scotland County brought its power bats to Kahoka on Thursday night, but three home runs were not enough as Clark County outscored the Tigers 12-8 in a slugfest. SCR-I missed the opportunity to take the lead in the top of the first, leaving the bases loaded after base hits by Gage Dodge and Will Fromm. […]

Buford Brothers Earn All-State Baseball Honors

Despite some gaudy numbers and a run to the elite eight in the Missouri Class 2 state playoffs, a pair of Scotland County baseball players were only able to crack the honorable mention list when the 2015 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association released its all-state teams this week. Tyler Buford earned honorable mention at […]

Buford, Burns Earn Top Baseball Honors in Tri-Rivers Conference

After completing a perfect league season to claim the conference title and a run into the state playoffs, it was no surprise that the Scotland County baseball program dominated the Tri-Rivers Conference post season awards. With a 22-3 record overall, an elite eight birth in the state playoffs and a 5-0 TRC mark Daniel Burns […]

New Indoor Baseball/Softball Complex is ‘All About Kidz’

Entrepreneur Neill McKee has a history of supporting community efforts to expand opportunities for children. His latest efforts prove he is all about kids, literally. McKee recently opened an indoor baseball and softball practice complex in Memphis that uses his mission statement as the facility’s name. “I have formed an LLC named All About Kidz, […]

Little League, Johnson Park Considering Merger

Representatives of the Scotland County Little League Association met with the Memphis City Council on April 9th to discuss a proposed merger with the municipal park system. Little league board member Ken McMinn discussed a proposal that would turn over the day-to-day operations of the program to the city. The board would retain the league […]

Johnson Park Ball Field Upgrades to Begin Next Week

“If you build it, they will come…” That is a line made famous by the movie Field of Dreams, but it appears to be the philosophy of the Memphis City Council as well. The city is prepared to embark on significant upgrades at the Johnson Park ball diamond in efforts to grow the facility’s usage. […]

Kigar Fans 15 Indians in 1-0 Shutout Win Over Clark County

One unearned run was the lone tally on Thursday night in Memphis as Scotland County was able to prevail in a pitcher’s duel to get by Clark County 1-0. Cordie Kigar was dominating on the mound for the Tigers. He surrendered just two hits and a pair of walks over seven innings of shutout baseball. […]

Atlanta Stays Unbeaten With 6-1 Win Over Tigers

Scotland County hitters got a taste of what the opposition must feel like after facing a dominating Thrasher pitching performance. Atlanta’s Collan Thrasher (no relation to SCR-I’s Austin Thrasher) kept the Tigers’ bats in check most of the night to help keep his team perfect on the season with a 6-1 win over SCR-I in […]