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Scotland County Sweeps Marion County

By: Corey Stott PHILADELPHIA, Mo.- 1/31/22- After crashing Brashear’s Homecoming the Friday previous, the Scotland County basketball teams continued their tour of Northeast Missouri with a stop in Philadelphia to take on Marion County. By the time the final buzzer had sounded, both squads had earned hard-fought victories over a tough non-conference opponent. The ladies…

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Tigers Pick Up First Conference Win

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 1/25/22- After facing a meat-grinder of a schedule versus teams such as Class 2 #4 Westran, #8 Harrisburg and #10 Cairo, the Scotland County Tigers (5-10, 1-2) got a chance to play a team that they matched up with very well in the Schuyler County Rams (8-9, 2-2). The Tigers…

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Lady Tigers Win Top-Ten Showdown

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 1/25/22- A game that many folks have had circled on their calendar ever since the end of last season finally hit the hardwood last Tuesday night. The Schuyler County Lady Rams (15-3, 3-1) are ranked #9 in Missouri Class 2. They were in town for a conference showdown with the…

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Lady Tigers Continue Hot Streak, Tiger Men Fall to State-Ranked Bulldogs

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 12/17/21- Coach Cory Shultz and his Scotland County Lady Tigers (7-0 Overall, 1-0 Conference) came into Friday night’s contest ranked 5th in the state in Missouri Class 2 girls basketball. The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (5-2 Overall, 1-1 Conference) were in town to try and end the Lady Tigers’ hot streak.…

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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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