Area Sports

Junior High Tigers Cruise Past Kirksville 7th Grade

 By Corey Stott  After an eleventh-hour cancellation of a game by North Shelby on Tuesday, the Scotland County junior high football Tigers picked up a last-minute game on Wednesday, September 9th, against the Kirksville 7th grade. While the matchup was not ideal, it at least allowed both teams to have a game in these challenging…

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Tigers Rally in 2nd Half, But Fall Short to Coyotes

By Corey Stott For the third straight week, the Scotland County Tigers were on the road in Lewis and Clark Conference football action. Unfortunately, the Tigers were on the losing side of the scoreboard, as Paris defeated Scotland 16-8.  The first quarter resembled a Rocky movie, with both fighters jabbing and measuring each other up.…

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Results of The 2020 Wyaconda, Mo Antique Tractor Pull

ANTIQUE CLASS  3250 lb.  1. Doug Folker, AC WC, Revere, MO  2. Ron Ballenger, 1935 AC WC, Moscow, IA  3. Ken Wolk, John Deere B, St. Genevieve, MO  3500 lb.  1. Doug Folker, AC WC, Revere, MO  2. Ron Ballenger, 1935 AC WC, Moscow, IA  3. Ken Wolk, John Deere B, St. Genevieve, MO  4000…

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Memphis Relays Place First in 9 Events at Canton Meet

      Elle Wentworth, in her 3rd year of swim team, is set to start the Girls 9-10 25-yard backstroke event at Canton. She holds 5 Memphis Swim Team records: Girls 7-8 25- yard Freestyle, Girls 7-8 25-yard Backstroke, Girls 8U 50-yard Freestyle, and was a member of the Girls 8U Medley Relay and…

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Scotland County R-1 Booster Club Hosts Tiger Tailgate and Senior Recognition Night

By Corey Stott  The fall activity season at Scotland County R-1 officially kicked off Wednesday, August 26th , with the Booster Club Tiger Tailgate and Senior Recognition Night. The festivities at Tiger Field began at 6:30 pm with the introduction of seniors who are involved in fall activities.  Seniors recognized included: Jansen Alexander (softball- 4…

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Northeast Missouri Youths Participate in MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        News Contact: August 26, 2020                                                                                            Diane Slater (573) 445-8375 Columbia, Mo.—Missouri junior swine exhibitors traveled to jackpot shows throughout the summer competing for points in the MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit. Points for the circuit could be earned from six of eight shows held across Missouri between the months of June and…

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FFA Trap Team Tryouts

  The Scotland County High School Memphis FFA Trap Team had tryouts the first week of August at the Lake Show-Me Shooting Range. Four nights of tryouts were held. Shooters could shoot rounds of 25 each night for a total of 8 rounds and the shooters’ two lowest rounds were dropped for the shooters’ final…

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Outdoor Truths

I can’t remember a nicer August than we’ve been having in my area. It has acted more like May. The mornings have been nice, the rain adequate, and I’m having to mow my yard every few days. While its acted more like May, it has felt more like September. I feel rushed to get fully…

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Outdoors with Kevin Fox

 Dove Season To Open September 1  Fall is really here even if the calendar doesn’t say it yet. When I start articles about hunting seasons opening soon then it is fall. The Dove season opener kicks it off. There is a scene from the movie, “Field of Dreams” where it gives an aerial view of…

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Outdoor Truths

(Bringing back one of my favorite articles) Hilarious! That’s always the only word that comes to mind when I think of Larry’s first golf experience. He was invited to meet his brother-in-law at a golf course while on vacation. They met at the club and proceeded to pay for the round when he was met…

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