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Deja Vu for Football Tigers

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 9/3/21- Head coach Troy Carper saw his Scotland County Tigers (0-2) outplay a Marceline team, generally considered to be a top team in the Lewis and Clark Conference, for most of the game before having it slip away in the final minutes in week one. A week two matchup with…

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Lady Tigers Overpower Novinger

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 8/30/21- Things just felt right to Lady Tigers (1-0) head softball coach Riley Lucas last Monday night. Compared to the weird way that 2020 played out with the pandemic and such, he said it felt more like a normal season opener. “We got to take players to the coaches’ conference…

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Memphis FFA Trap Team Fields 5 Teams This Season

The Scotland County High School Memphis FFA Trap Team had tryouts August 3-6 at the Lake Show-Me Trap & Skeet Range. Four nights of tryouts were held. Shooters could shoot rounds of 25 each night for a total of 8 rounds and the shooters’ two lowest rounds were dropped for the shooters’ final scores at…

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Tigers Outplay Marceline But Lose Heartbreaker In Final Minutes

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 8/27/21- “It was fun while it lasted!” That observation by Tiger football head coach Troy Carper fairly-well summed up Friday night’s heartbreaking 19-18 loss to the Marceline Tigers in the season and conference opener at Tiger Field. “This loss sucks, but we just went toe to toe with a potential…

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Memphis Swim Team Finishes Season With New Medley Record

The conclusion of the 16th season of the Memphis Swim Team was an exciting meet held at Sheridan Swim Club in Quincy. The River Country Championships brings together more than 350 swimmers ages 4-18 from teams all over the tri-state area. Teams represented at the 2021 River Country Championships were, in order of points earned:…

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Memphis Swim Team Competes at Canton

On June 23, the Memphis Swim Team travelled to Canton to compete in a tri-meet versus Can-Oka and Hamilton Swim Teams. Results of the meet listed below as relay finishers, top 10 individual finishers, and participants: 100-yard Freestyle Relay Girls 8U: 3rd– Kaedee Shelley, Andie Perrilles, Haiden Douglas, Addyson Ward Mixed 8U: 1st–Paylin Carper, Lucas…

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Marceline Rains on Scotland County’s Parade

By: Corey Stott UNIONVILLE, Mo.- 5/17 & 5/19/21- The radar lied. I don’t know who or what determines what the radar screen shows, but it lied on this day. The official National Weather Service radar imaging system showed that the skies over Unionville, Missouri on Monday, May 17th were clear of rain, but my rain-soaked…

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Scotland County Track Teams Bring Home State Hardware

By: Corey Stott JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- 5/22/21- Scotland County is a school name that has seemed to emerge more and more in conversations about state competitions the past several years. Not to be outdone by the women’s basketball final four run, the men’s and women’s track and field teams set out to bring home some…

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Tigers End Regular Season with a Road Win

By: Corey Stott HUNTSVILLE, Mo.- 5/10/21- The first Westran Hornets (7-11) batter, Leyton Bain, reached on a dropped third strike, stole second, got to third on a wild pitch, and scored on a fielding error. It seemed that it just might not be the Scotland County Tigers’ (9- 9) night. But after allowing that run…

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Tiger Track Athletes Advance to State Meet

By: Corey Stott MONROE CITY, Mo.- 5/15/21- Several Scotland County Tiger track and field competitors advanced from the district track meet to the sectional meet held this past Saturday at Monroe City. Despite the less than nominal conditions, the athletes represented Scotland County well. The top four finishers in each event final advanced to the…

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