Tag Archives: Knox County

Fugitive of the Week Nabbed in Memphis

A burglary suspect tabbed as the Fugitive of the Week by the Kirksville Police Department, was taken into custody by the Memphis Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Sunday. November 15th. Richard Elder, Jr., was arrested at 3:39 p.m. after initially trying to flee officers who had located him at a residence […]

Five Tigers Earn First Team All Conference Football Honors

The 2015 season was the finale for the Tri-Rivers Conference and the Scotland County football program bid adieu to the league with a second place finishing in the final standings. The Tigers didn’t leave empty handed, as four SCR-I players were honored by the league coaches as first team all conference performers. Despite splitting time […]

Tigers Earn #3 Seed in District Football Playoffs, Will Host Milan Friday Night

Take out your abacus, pull of your shoes and socks or grab whatever other math aid you need, it’s time to layout the local district football playoffs. The regular season came to a close on Friday night, setting the stage for the opening round of Missouri high school football district playoffs. The Class 1 District […]

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 […]

Penalties, Missed Scoring Opportunities Send SCR-I to 22-8 Loss in Knox County

Three scoreless trips to the red zone and 13 penalties accounting for more than 100 yards proved too large of hurdles for the Scotland County football team to clear as the Tigers fell to Knox County 22-8 in Edina on August 28th. SCR-I was flagged on the first two plays Friday night, effectively ending the […]

Milan, Putnam County Leaving Tri-Rivers Conference After 2015-16 Season

More than 25 years of history and the ensuing loyalty to the rivalries established during a quarter century of competition, just aren’t what they used to be. The Tri-Rivers Conference is teetering in a precarious situation after news that two schools will be leaving the league following next year. On Tuesday, February 17th, during the […]

SCR-I Board Backs Proposed Merger of Tri-Rivers, Lewis & Clark Conferences

A plan to join the two leagues would require at least five of the six schools in each conference to approve the move. Faced with an uncertain future for the dwindling Tri-Rivers Conference, on February 12th the Scotland County R-I Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution of support for a proposed merger of the […]

Holland, Harris Earn First Team All-Conference Softball Honors

Four Scotland County Lady Tigers were honored by the coaches of the Tri-Rivers Conference, earning recognition on the league’s post season awards teams. Miranda Holland and Olivia Harris were named to the TRC First Team All-Conference, with Randi Slaughter and Ashleigh Creek earning second team honors. Conference champions Knox County took home the top honors, […]

Knox County Knocks Tigers Out Of District Tourney With 52-8 Defeat

A promising start Friday night in Edina quickly was erased as Knox County scored touchdowns on six straight possessions to turn a 8-8 tie into a 54-8 defeat to close out the 2014 football season for the Tigers. SCR-I opened the Class 1 District 5 tournament play going three and out on offense. But Knox […]

Tigers Will Travel to Knox County Friday as 6th Seed in District Football

Scotland County was ranked sixth among the eight teams in the Missouri Class 1 District 5 seedings following the completion of the regular season. The Tigers will travel to Edina on Friday night, October 24th to kickoff the state playoffs versus Tri-Rivers Conference Rival Knox County, the third seed in the district tourney. Scotland County […]