Area Sports

Grand Champion Market Goat

The Grand Champion Market Goat of the 2020 Scotland County Junior Fair was exhibited by Layla Baker. She also showed the Reserve Champion doe and Reserve Champion buck. Layla was crowned the Grand Champion in the Junior Showmanship division.

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Supreme Doe of 2020

Hugh Baker showed the Supreme Doe of the 2020 Scotland County Junior Fair Goat Show. He also exhibited the Champion  doe as well as the Champion and Reserve Champion full-blood females. Baker was not done there. He also took home honors with the Grand Champion buck.

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MEMPHIS SWIM TEAM 2020 – In its 15th season, the Memphis Swim Team has record membership at 54 swimmers. There were only 2 meets able to be scheduled this year, and the league championship was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic.  On Monday, July 6, the team participated in a Swim-a-Thon, swimming 726 laps equaling…

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Abby Doster powers through the Green City defense for two points in the Lady Tigers opener at the Schuyler County Shootout on Tuesday, July 7th. Emiley Dial was the leading scorer in SCR-I’s victory over Green City that kicked off a busy summer schedule for the Lady Tigers.

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Outdoor Truths

Are you obsessed over something? Has something gained your attention in such a way that you have made some drastic changes in order to accommodate that matter? Deer hunters do this all the time. I was just reliving the past season with a friend. He was telling me about a place where he hunted that…

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Bair Named 2019-20 HAAC Scholar-Athlete

Calesse Bair has been named a 2019-20 scholar-athlete by the Heart of America Athletic Conference for exceptional academic achievements at Graceland University. In order to qualify for this honor, a student-athlete must meet the following criteria: have a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), have a minimum of 60 accumulated credit hours, have…

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Outdoor Truths

There is no doubt the freedoms I enjoyed as a child are no longer around. If a parent let their child do today what I could do back then, he or she would be brought before Social Services. It was not just my parents, but every parent in my neighborhood was the same way. For…

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