Area Sports

Tigers End Season with 2nd Place Finish in District

By: Corey Stott QUEEN CITY, Mo.- 2/27/21- It didn’t take long to see why the Northeast Bearcats (Cairo) (24- 1) were the top seed in Class 2, District 6. After Scotland County (12-14) got off to an early and surprising 4-0 lead, the Bearcats quickly took over the game. At the 6:15 mark, 6’0 junior…

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Lady Tigers Repeat as District Champions

By: Corey Stott QUEEN CITY, Mo.- 2/27/21- “That’s huge!” That was Coach Cory Shultz’s immediate and emphatic answer when asked for his initial thoughts on his Scotland County Lady Tigers’ (20-5) hard-fought 42-36 win over the top-seeded Schuyler County Lady Rams (20-6). “With Covid and everything, the community’s been through a lot,” Shultz said. “We’ve…

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Scotland County Scholar Bowl Competes in Tri-Meet

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 2/24/21- The Scotland County Scholar Bowl team coached by Nathaniel Orr participated in a tri-meet on Wednesday. Teams competing in the meet included Salisbury, Westran and Scotland County. The Tigers went a perfect 2-0 on the day. The Scotland County squad of Zac Behrens, Anna Triplett, Iris Mishra and Hugh…

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Scotland County Lady Tigers: 2021 Lewis and Clark Conference Champions

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 2/20/21- The 2021 Scotland County Lady Tigers (18-5) had many goals for this season. Saturday evening, they checked off one of the bigger ones: Lewis and Clark Conference Champions. And they did it in style, with an undefeated conference record. Coach Wade Billington’s Salisbury Lady Panthers (14-6) came to town…

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Eagles Use Their Size to Soar Over Tigers

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 2/19/21- “They’re a good team. They’ve been beating good teams. They’ve been winning most of their games. There’s a reason why that’s happening.” That was the post-game analysis from Scotland County Tigers (11-12) head coach Jeremy Austin regarding the Knox County Eagles (15-5) squad that had just soundly defeated his…

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Tigers Corral the Mustangs in a Dominant Performance

By: Corey Stoty MEMPHIS, Mo.- 2/1/21- The Marion County Mustangs (1-15) have had a tough season, but this was not a game that the young Scotland County Tigers (8- 8) could afford to overlook or take for granted. The challenge for Coach Jeremy Austin was to keep his team focused on the job at hand…

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Scotland County Wins Battle of the Lady Tigers

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 2/2/21- The Brashear Lady Tigers (4-9) faced a serious challenge coming into The Jungle at Scotland County High School to take on the Scotland County Lady Tigers (13-4). Coming off of a victory the night previous over Marion County, the Scotland County ladies were primed and ready to do battle,…

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Tigers Pick Up Big Road Win Over Rival

By: Corey Stott KAHOKA, Mo.- 1/30/21- “Anytime you can come over to Clark County (5-13) and pick up a win over these guys, it’s a good day!” That was the first thing that Head Coach Jeremy Austin had to say after a solid 53-41 road win by his Scotland County Tigers (7-8). The Indians jumped…

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Lady Tigers Pick Up Non- Conference Win in Kahoka

By: Corey Stott KAHOKA, Mo- 1/29/21- Coach Cory Shultz’s Lady Tigers (11-4) had just had a two-hour each way road trip on Thursday night. The very next night saw them facing an always-tough opponent in the rival Clark County Lady Indians (8-7). The effects of the prior night’s game were evident, as the Lady Tigers…

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Lady Tigers Take 3rd in North Shelby Tournament

By:  Corey Stott SHELBYVILLE, Mo.- (1/19/21-1/22/21)- Coach Cory Shultz and his Scotland County Lady Tigers (9-4) hit the road to Shelbyville last week to compete in the 33rd annual North Shelby Tournament.  The squad fell a bit short of their goal of winning the championship, but did end up bringing home the third place hardware.…

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