Area Sports

Memphis FFA Girls Trap Team Brings Home Second Place State Trophy

 The Scotland County High School Memphis FFA Trap Teams traveled to Linn Creek, Missouri, between Osage Beach and Camdenton for the 2021 Paul Larsen Memorial Missouri High School FFA Trapshooting Championship on April 17. The Memphis FFA Girls Trap Team earned the Second Place State Trophy with a team score of 417/500. Each girl received…

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Scotland County Hosts First Track Meet in Five Years

 By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/8/21- After years of dreaming, planning and fundraising, the new all-weather track at Scotland County R-1 became a showcase for area track and field talent at the Scotland County Relays on Thursday, April 8th. Seven men’s teams and 6 women’s teams competed in the invitational event.  The host team Tigers…

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 Tigers Dominate in Conference Opener 

By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/5/21- Carson Harrison and Owen Triplett teamed up to pitch a shut-out in Scotland County’s (3-2) dominant conference-opening win over the Fayette Falcons (1-4) last Monday night. Harrison got the win, giving up no hits or runs in three innings of work. Triplett mopped up the last inning walking one…

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Tigers and Lady Tigers Compete in Clark County Relays

 By: Corey Stott KAHOKA, Mo.- 4/6/21- The Scotland County track teams traveled to Kahoka for the Clark County Relays last Tuesday. There were ten teams competing, including Clark County, Palmyra, Monroe City, Brookfield, Highland, Kirksville, Marion County, Green City, Canton and Scotland County.  The Tiger men finished 7th with 4 points, while the Lady Tigers…

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Sanchez Single Powers Tigers Past Indians

By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/1/21- After winning their season opener, Coach Rod Sears’ Scotland County Tigers (1-2) were in the midst of a two-game slump. They were looking to rebound with a win against a rival Clark County Indian (1-3) squad. And thanks to some late-game heroics by Preston Sanchez, they did just that…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

 By Troy Treasure  NEMOnews Media Group  KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine.  Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence.  Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school. …

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Harrison Holds Highland Hitless

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/22/21- The Scotland County Tigers (1-0) got the season off to a great start with a 9-0 shutout of the Highland Cougars (0-3). Senior infielder Carson Harrison was on the mound for the Tigers and he had a phenomenal outing. He faced 25 Highland batters on his way to an…

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Scotland County Scholar Bowl Team Wins 3rd Straight Conference Title

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/13/21- The Scotland County R-1 Tiger Scholar Bowl Team pulled off the impressive 3-peat Saturday, March 13th, at Fayette when they won their third straight Lewis and Clark Conference Championship at the conference tournament. The teams were seeded for the tournament based upon regular season records. Marceline was the one…

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Lady Tigers Close Out Season with 4th Place Finish in Missouri Class 2

By Corey Stott SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- 3/12/21- “We’ve made it this far, so why stop here?” That was the response by junior point guard Hannah Feeney when asked about her team’s chances in the Girls Class 2 Show-Me Showdown. Indeed, that pretty well sums up the way this Scotland County Lady Tigers (22-7) squad has approached…

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Lady Tigers Return to State Final Four

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/6/21- In the southeast corner of the Scotland County High School gym, there is a banner with a picture of the 2017 Missouri Class 2 Third-Place Scotland County Lady Tigers. It seems only fitting that the Lady Tigers (22-5) punched their ticket for a return trip to the state final…

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