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Memphis Swim Team Competes in River Country Swim League Championships

The River Country Swim League Championship meet was held on July 30 at the indoor YMCA facility in Louisiana, Missouri. Teams that comprise the River Country League come from a large region of the tri-state area including Kirksville, Memphis, Can-Oka (Canton/ Kahoka), Hannibal, Hamilton, Keokuk, Quincy Sheridan, Quincy Country Club, Pittsfield, and Louisiana. Top 3…

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Memphis Swim Team Competes In Back to Back Meets

On July 19, the Memphis Swim Team competed against Adair Swim Association (Kirksville) and Can-Oka (Canton/Kahoka) swim teams at Canton. Results of the meet are listed below as relay finishers, top 10 individual finishers, and participants: 100-yard Freestyle Relay: Girls 7-8: 1st–Kenzleigh Moore, Adelyn Brown, Kaedee Shelley, Brooke Jackson Mixed 7-8: 3rd–Rucker Ward, Hayden Hamner,…

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Illinois Teams Sweep Muddy River Showcase

By David Sharp The Illinois All Star teams continued a long run of dominance of a series of area High School All Star basketball teams played in Quincy, Illinois. The Muddy River News organization has picked up sponsorship of the series, currently referred to as the Muddy River Showcase. The contest featured graduating senior basketball…

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NEMO Officials Association Hosts All Star Basketball Classic

By David Sharp The Northeast Missouri Officials Association hosted their 33rd All Star Classic at Kirksville. The June 11, 2022 event featured area boys and girls high school basketball seniors nominated and selected by Northeast Missouri area coaches. Selected players were placed on opposing Red and Blue teams. The girls Blue team was coached by…

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Tigers Rally for Walk-Off Win Over Canton

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/2/22- It was a great game in awful weather. The Scotland County Tigers (7-9, 4-3) were looking for redemption coming off a tough loss to Westran. They were hoping to find it last Monday night when Canton came to town. After surrendering the lead late, the Tigers of Scotland were…

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Top Ranked Midgets Topple Tigers

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/19/22- The top-ranked team in the Class 2 state baseball rankings, the Putnam County Midgets (9-0), came calling on the Scotland County Tigers (3-8, 1-2) last Tuesday evening at Tiger Field for a non-conference matchup. It was a great pitching duel and the Tigers were competitive, but once again defensive…

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Scotland County Track Teams Compete in Clark County Relays

By: Corey Stott KAHOKA, Mo.- 4/5/22- The Scotland County Varsity track teams traveled to Kahoka last Tuesday to compete in the Clark County Relays. Results were as follows: Girls: 100m Dash: Kwyn Hamlin- 7th, Jewley Kraus- 12th; 200m Dash: Katelynn Penn- 12th; 400m Dash: Shantel Small- 6th; 100m Hurdles: Katelynn Penn- 16th; 300m Hurdles: Paige…

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Tigers Win Home Opener Over Rams

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/28/22- It was a bitterly cold and windy last Monday night at Tiger Field when the Scotland County Tigers baseball squad took the field for their home opener against the Schuyler County Rams. But the large contingent of die-hard Tiger fans were rewarded with a 6-3 victory when the game…

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Lady Tigers’ Season Comes To Heartbreaking End

By Corey Stott MOBERLY, Mo.- 3/5/22- It wasn’t the ending they wanted to write for their storied run this season. But when the ink had dried on the score book, Coach Cory Shultz and his Scotland County Lady Tigers had come up just one point short of punching a return ticket to the Class 2…

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