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Tigers Split Jamboree With Knox County

By David Sharp Knox County opened a six point halftime lead over Scotland County in their November 19, 2022 boys basketball Jamboree scrimmage at Canton. The Eagles led by as many as nine points in the final period of their three quarter contest. Knox County came away with a 32- 24 victory. Vince Dale led…

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Tigers Get First Conference Win

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 10/14/22- Scotland County (1-7, 1-4) was looking for its first win of the season last Friday night when they hosted a team that appeared to be a mirror image of themselves. The Paris Coyotes (1-7, 0-5) came in with a similar record and situation, with just one win against a…

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Kina Billings Signs with Hannibal-LaGrange University

Kina Billings signed her letter of intent to play softball for the Hannibal-LaGrange University Trojans on Wednesday. She intends to graduate early and play spring ball for HLG. Kina is flanked by her parents Michael and Tammy Billings. Standing behind her (L-R) are HLG head coach Dan Hurst and Scotland County head coach Riley Lucas

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Scotland County FFA Trap Team Announces 2022 Lineup

The Scotland County High School Memphis FFA Trap Team had the 2022 school year tryouts August 8-10 at the Lake Show-Me Trap & Skeet Range. Three nights of tryouts were held. Shooters could shoot rounds of 25 each night for a total of 6 rounds. A total of 30 FFA students make up 6 squads.…

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Lady Tigers Look to Emphasize Hitting and Base Running

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- When you ask Scotland County Lady Tiger softball coach Riley Lucas about his team coming into this season, the first thing he points out is his veteran pitching staff. At all levels of play, it’s not just about having quality pitching, it’s about having depth of pitching as well. Lucas’…

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Tiger Football Looking to Put Pieces in Right Place

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- Scotland County Tigers head football coach Troy Carper compared his approach to the start of this season with putting a puzzle together. “The pieces are there, we’re still trying to figure out how those pieces fit together the best,” Carper said when asked how his team will begin life without…

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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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