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Tiger Baseball Team Loaded with Talent

 By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/19/23- “We’re deep!” Those where the first words out of the mouth of Scotland County head baseball coach Rod Sears when I asked him about his roster for the upcoming 2023 season.  The baseball Tigers graduated just two seniors last season, Corbyn Spurgeon and Xavier Lucas. This year’s squad features…

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Tigers Sweep Competition

 6TH GRADE LADY TIGERS SWEEP THE COMPETITION IN LIBERTY, ILLINOIS: These ladies went 4-0 on the day beating the Mt. Sterling Bald Eagles and Liberty Eagles twice to bring home the Championship trophy. Pictured (front row) are Assistant mini coach Kenzleigh Moore, Kayleigh Mathes, Ava Stott, and Kenzie Miller. Pictured (back row) are Coach Brad…

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Tigers Fall in District Quarterfinals

 By: Corey Stott  QUEEN CITY, Mo.- 2/20/23- Coach Jeremy Austin’s Scotland County Tigers ended the regular season with a 5-19 mark and went 3-5 in Lewis and Conference play. But you had to look beyond the season record to truly see what this Tiger basketball team had become down the stretch. This was a team…

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Tigers Drop a Pair at Milan

By: Corey Stott MILAN, Mo.- 2/17/23- Both Scotland County varsity basketball squads traveled to Milan where they battled in a loud, raucous environment. While both games were close and competitive, Scotland County came up short in both. The Lady Tigers took the tip in the first game but Milan’s Auburn Cole got on the board…

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Scotland County Sweeps Senior Night

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 2/10/23- It was the final time for the Scotland County basketball seniors to play on the home hardwood before they end their high school playing careers. They made the most of it, sweeping both games against Paris. In the girls’ contest, Paris jumped out to an early 4-0 lead. But…

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Lady Tigers Take Sixth at La Plata Tourney

By: Corey Stott LA PLATA, Mo.- 1/30-2/3/23- The Scotland County Lady Tigers have had a bit of a roller coaster season, and the up and down ride continued last week as they played their way through the La Plata Tournament bracket. The ride started on Monday night with a tough matchup against the sixth-ranked team…

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Brashear and Scotland County Split Courtwarming

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 1/27/23- Courtwarming 2023 brought a mixed bag of results for the Scotland County varsity basketball squads. Both of the Tiger squads in orange gave Scotland County all they could handle. By the time the dance had started, the Scotland County ladies had picked up a W while the men had…

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Lady Tigers Take Consolation at North Shelby Tourney

By: Corey Stott SHELBYVILLE, Mo.- 1/16-1/20/23- Coach Cory Shultz and his Lady Tigers basketball team took on a very tough field of high school women’s basketball teams this past week at the 34th annual North Shelby tournament. The Lady Tigers entered the week as the five-seed. The first challenge for the Lady Tigers was a…

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Scotland County Swept at Harrisburg

By: Corey Stott HARRISBURG, Mo.- 1/6/23- The Scotland County varsity basketball teams hit the road for round two of conference play on Friday night. The two and a half hour road trip would take them to Harrisburg, where the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs had a rude reception planned for them. The ladies took the court…

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Scotland Co. Boys Win at Highland

By David Sharp Scotland County took a 17 point lead after three quarters during non-conference boys action at Highland (1-6) the Cougars mounted a furious comeback that wound up three points short of the mark. Kallen Hamlin sank two Tiger free throws in the closing seconds of the December 12, 2022 contest sealing a 63-60…

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