Category Archives: Football

Record Breaking Season Continues for Thomas as Blair Oaks Heads to State Championship Game

Written on November 29, 2018 at 9:42 am, by

A record breaking season continues for former Scotland County resident Benner Thomas as his #1 ranked Blair Oaks football teams heads into the state championship game Friday versus Lathrop. The Falcons won at Clark County 55-6 before besting Lutheran North 48-21 on Saturday to advance to the title game. Ben is the son of SCR-I […]

Thomas Sets Touchdown Record in Blair Oaks District Championship Victory

Written on November 13, 2018 at 3:52 pm, by

Former Scotland County resident Ben Thomas set a new school record on Friday night when he hauled in his 20th touchdown reception of the season in Blair Oaks’ 49-2 victory over South Calloway to secure the Class 2 District 5 championship. Quarterback Nolan Hair connected with Thomas on a 34-yard scoring pass early in the […]

Solid SCR-I Season Stopped by South Shelby in District Semifinals

Written on November 6, 2018 at 1:46 pm, by

Scotland County was unable to overcome a slow start and powerless to halt South Shelby quarterback Brock Wood most of the contest Friday night in Memphis as the 2018 football season came to a close for the Tigers in a 46-28 defeat at the hand of the Cardinals. The two teams went about their business […]

Tiger Cubs See Huge Improvement in 2018 Football Season

Written on October 30, 2018 at 1:15 pm, by

by Kirk Stott The Tiger Cubs roster reached 41 players this year with students from 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. The coaching staff grew to 11 volunteer parents and community members who helped lead the young men for three practices a week until games started, then practices were cut down to twice a week from […]

Tigers Pound Paris 56-14 to Open Class 1 Football Playoffs

Written on October 30, 2018 at 12:15 pm, by

A rematch of a soggy week #4 contest at a nearly flooded Paris football field, saw Scotland County on much more solid ground as the Tigers opened the first round of the Missouri Class 1 state playoffs with a 56-14 win over the Coyotes to extend the SCR-I winning streak to eight straight games. The […]

SCR-I Survives Unfamiliar Surroundings to Smash Louisiana 44-6

Written on October 23, 2018 at 1:53 pm, by

On Friday night, the Scotland County football team found itself in new surroundings. Not only were the Tigers making their first visit to Louisiana, but a look up at the scoreboard midway through the first period saw SCR-I trailing for just the second time in the past seven weeks. Fortunately the unfamiliar geography proved only […]

Westran Loss Not Enough to Move Tigers to Top Spot in District Standings

Written on October 17, 2018 at 2:53 pm, by

Despite each posting 6-2 marks, and Scotland County holding the head-to-head advantage with a 38-21 over then #1 ranked Westran, the Hornets remain atop the Class 1 District 6 seedings heading into the final week of the season. Westran holds a 40.98 to 39.18 advantage in the complex Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) […]

Tigers Overcome Sloppy Conditions to Hammer Harrisburg 48-12 for Sixth Straight Victory

Written on October 16, 2018 at 1:46 pm, by

It was a muddy mess on the field Friday night in Memphis and the sloppy surroundings spilled over to the football game a little too much for Coach Troy Carper’s liking, as his team wasn’t as crisp as he would of liked – Not that you could have known it by the final score of […]

Dream it! Believe it! Achieve it! Tigers Topple #1 Ranked Westran 38-21

Written on October 2, 2018 at 2:55 pm, by

Dream it! Believe it! Achieve it! That became more than a motto on the Scotland County R-I football shirts, as the Tigers lived it on Friday night, toppling the #1 team in the state, knocking Westran from the ranks of the undefeated with a 38-21 victory in Memphis. “Beating a #1 team is something you […]

Dominating First Half Allows SCR-I to Cruise to 47-20 Win at Salisbury

Written on September 28, 2018 at 12:12 pm, by

After a bit of a blip to start the game, the Scotland County Tigers turned in one of the most dominating first halves of football in recent memory en route to a 47-20 win at Salisbury Friday evening. The final score doesn’t do the dominance justice. After the Tigers were backed up by a costly […]