Tag Archives: Canton

Canton Driver Collides With Trees

A Canton man was hurt in a one-car accident in rural Scotland County Thursday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Dustin M. Bookout, 20, was westbound on County Road 454 in a 2003 Jeep when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck several trees. Bookout suffered minor injuries. […]

Lady Tigers #2 Seed in Class 1 District 12 Softball Tourney

The Scotland County Lady Tigers entered this week’s Missouri class 1 District 12 softball tournament in Memphis as the #2 seed. SCR-I (10-9) along with #1 seed Canton (20-3) received first round byes in the six-team bracket. Schuyler County, the #3 seed, takes on #6 Brashear on Wednesday night with the winner slotted to play […]

Canton Pulls Away in Seventh Inning for 8-3 Win in Memphis

A matchup between the top two ranked teams in next week’s Missouri Class 1 District 12 Tournament had the feel of a preview for a state playoff bid until the seventh inning when Scotland County’s Achilles heel was taken advantage of. Ashleigh Creek held Canton (20-2), the top seed in next week’s tourney, in check […]

1,000 Cyclists Expected in Scotland County as Part of Big BAM Event

Big BAM is a party on wheels—bicycle wheels, that is. Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri) is a cross-state bicycle ride and music festival, from the Missouri to the Mississippi River, which covers 300 miles and includes more than two dozen bands at different stops during the five-day ride. About 1,000 riders have already signed up. […]

Tigers Rally in Extra Innings to Claim District Championship

Scotland County completed an improbable comeback in extra innings on Thursday night in Edina to claim the district championship and advance into the state baseball playoffs. Top seed Canton caught all of the breaks early on. The Tigers took advantage of some command issues for Scotland County’s Aaron Buford. The sophomore hurler struggled locating his […]