Area Sports

Tigers Show Improvement in Tough Tournament Field

 By: Corey Stott  EWING, Mo.- (1/5/21-1/7/21)- Coach Jeremy Austin’s Scotland County Tigers (4-5) knew they had a tough road ahead coming into the 2021 Highland Tournament. They were the #8 seed and would open play against the top-seeded Palmyra Panthers (5-4). And regardless if they won or lost, they would be facing either a #4…

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Lady Tigers Take 2nd in Highland Tournament

By: Corey Stott  EWING, Mo.- (1/6/21-1/9/21)- The Scotland County Lady Tigers (6-3) entered the 2021 Highland Tournament as the #2 seed, and that proved true as they brought home the second-place plaque.  The Lady Tigers faced several unknowns coming into the week. They lost junior forward Abby Curry to a knee injury before the holiday…

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Lady Tigers Crank Up Defense in Second Half to Defeat Lady Cougars

By:  Corey Stott EWING, Mo.- 12/14/20- Coach Cory Shultz and his Scotland County Lady Tigers (4-1) embarked upon their second true road trip of the season when they traveled to Highland to face the Lady Cougars (2-2) of Coach Ashton Jaco.  The Lady Cougars held their own in the first half and led 24-20 at…

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Tigers Rebound with Commanding Win Over Schuyler County

By:  Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 12/15/20- As the Scotland County Tigers (4-2) were departing from a bruising 81-33 loss at Highland the night prior, a couple of the Tiger players promised Coach Austin that the effort and performance that had led to that lopsided affair would not be repeating itself in the future.  The Tigers…

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Lady Tiger Defense Suffocates Putnam County

By:  Corey Stott UNIONVILLE, Mo.- 12/11/20- It was nearly one week to the day that the Scotland County Lady Tigers (3-1) had taken the Putnam County Lady Midgets (2-3) to the woodshed en route to a third-place finish in the Tri-Rivers Classic.  Friday night, the Putnam County ladies had to be experiencing déjà vu as…

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Tigers Score Big Win as Midgets Come Up Short

By:  Corey Stott UNIONVILLE, Mo.- 12/11/20- Coach Jeremy Austin took his Scotland County Tigers (3-1) on their first true road trip to Putnam County (2-4) Friday night.  In a game that was both physical and competitive, the young men showed poise and composure to pick up a big road win 70-65. “We wanted three things…

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Lady Tigers Take Third in Tri-Rivers Classic

By:  Corey Stott QUEEN CITY, Mo.- 12/5/20- The annual basketball reunion of the former Tri-Rivers Conference schools at Schuyler County High School ended with the Scotland County Lady Tigers bringing home the third-place hardware.  The Lady Tigers (2-1) cruised to an opening round victory over Brookfield 58-29, fell in a championship semi-final to Schuyler County…

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Tigers Take Consolation at Tri-Rivers Classic

By:  Corey Stott QUEEN CITY, Mo.- 12/5/20- The Scotland County varsity boys basketball team kicked off the season last week in the Tri-Rivers Classic, held at Schuyler County High School.  The tournament features the eight teams that made up the Tri-Rivers Conference prior to its dissolution, including Brookfield, Clark County, Knox County, Milan, North Shelby,…

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Control is the Key to Victory for 2020-21 Scotland County Tigers

By:  Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- When asked how this year’s Scotland County Tiger varsity basketball team would approach the game, head coach Jeremy Austin grinned and said, “On the cusp of being out of control, but NOT out of control.  That’s the catch.”  He laughed as he explained, “I don’t know exactly where that line…

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Lewis and Clark All-Conference Football Selections Announced

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, MO – 11/5/20 – The Lewis and Clark Conference announced their all-conference football selections, and seven Scotland County Tiger players received honors. Tigers recognized were- Eli Kigar: 1st team defense- defensive end and 2nd team offense- offensive line, Alex Long: 1st team defense- linebacker and 2nd team offense- running back, Kabe…

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