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Scotland County Sweeps Clark County in Season Opener

By: Corey Stott KAHOKA, Mo.- The Scotland County Varsity Tigers and Lady Tigers both got their seasons underway last Tuesday evening in Kahoka as they swept the Clark County basketball squads. The Lady Tigers defeated Clark County 51-34, while the Scotland County men won 54-47. The ladies started the night off with the first game.…

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Xavier Lucas Signs with Moberly Area Community College

Scotland County Senior Xavier Lucas signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Moberly Area Community College (MACC) last Wednesday. Lucas has been a standout on Coach Rod Sears’ Tiger baseball squad. He pitches as well as playing third base and shortstop. This will be the inaugural season of baseball for Coach Chris Fletcher’s…

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Cardinals Deal Tigers an Overtime Heartbreaker

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 10/29/21- When the final horn had sounded, Coach Troy Carper’s Scotland County Tigers (4-6) found themselves in a painfully familiar position, courtesy of the South Shelby Cardinals (4-6). After establishing the early momentum and building a three-score lead, the Tigers saw that lead evaporate quickly in the closing minutes of…

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Tigers Too Much for Van-Far on Senior Night

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 10/22/21- “We have a great group of seniors.” That was the first thing Scotland County Tigers (4-5 Overall, 2-4 Conference) head coach Troy Carper had to say after his team finished dismantling the Van-Far Indians (0-9 Overall) 58-24 at Tiger Field on Friday night. The first thing he wanted to…

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Lady Tigers Lose Home Finale to Top-Ranked Canton

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 10/7/21- It may have been a battle of the Tigers, but Scotland County (6-14 Overall, 3-5 Conference) was playing the role of underdog in a matchup with #1 ranked Canton (17- 4). Coach Riley Lucas knew his team had a daunting task in front of them. “It takes a nearly…

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Lady Tigers Suffer Conference Loss at Salisbury

By: Corey Stott SALISBURY, Mo.- 9/30/21- Committing six errors and allowing 12 hits is never a great recipe for success in high school softball, and that witch’s brew doomed Scotland County (5-10 Overall, 3-5 Conference) to a 10-2 loss to conference foe Salisbury (12- 7 Overall, 5-2 Conference). The Lady Tigers got on top in…

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Rain Couldn’t Dampen Tiger Homecoming

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 9/24/21- A blustery but sunny day for a Homecoming parade turned into a cool, breezy and wet evening by the time kickoff rolled around. But even the rain that lasted most of the first half couldn’t dampen the Tigers’ Homecoming spirit. Looking for a rebound after a tough road trip…

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Long, Hot Road Trip Takes Toll On Tigers

By: Corey Stott LINCOLN, Mo.- 9/17/21- It was the perfect storm: a long, three hour and forty-five minute road trip south of Sedalia; an unusually hot and humid mid-September day; a bus without air-conditioning; a depleted squad at practice all week long; an opponent eager to get a win to stay above .500. All of…

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Scotland County Lady Tigers Win Conference Shootout with KC Eagles

By David Sharp The first inning of Lewis and Clark Conference softball action at Scotland County set the tone for one of the 2021 Fall season’s highest scoring competitive games. Knox County (2-5, 1-1) sent 11 batters to the plate in the top of the first, scoring five runs. Scotland County (2-4, 1-1) battled back…

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