Category Archives: Football

Orton to Suit Up For West All-Stars in 2018 Do or Die Bowl

Written on June 12, 2018 at 11:28 am, by

Over six months ago, Scotland County’s Bryson Orton figured he had taken his pads off for the final time. The recent Scotland County graduate and standout Tigers’ football performer figured he had suited up the for the last time when SCR-I lost to South Shelby in the district semifinals. That brought to an end a […]

Register Now for SC Tiger Cub Summer Football Camp

Written on May 22, 2018 at 4:09 pm, by

Scotland County Tiger Cub Summer Football Camp 2018 will be held July 17, 18 and 19 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Kids entering fourth, fifth of sixth grade who are interested in playing football are encouraged to attend. Coaches Kirk Stott, Nic Hatfield, Matt Buford, Travis Stott, William Parsons, Josh McSparren, and Curt Triplett […]

Rumpled Roster Helps Relive Historic 1996 Football Season

Written on February 13, 2018 at 2:10 pm, by

The 1996 Scotland County R-I football squad became the first team in school history to make it to the final four in the state playoffs. Team members were honored earlier this year during a halftime ceremony at a home SCR-I basketball game. John Cook of Cooks Mens Store recently uncovered a game program dating back […]

Five Tigers Earn Academic All-State Honors as Post Season Awards Announced

Written on December 12, 2017 at 1:28 pm, by

Coach Troy Carper spent plenty of time at the podium at his inaugural post season awards banquet as head coach of the Scotland County football program. Carper was proud to announce that five members of his squad were honored on the Missouri Academic All-State Team. Recipients must be starters on offense or defense and must […]

Tigers Earn Seven Spots on Northeast Missouri Media All-District Football Teams

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:02 am, by

Members of the Northeast Missouri media announced the group’s 2017 All-District Football selections, with Scotland County earning seven spots among the post-season awards as voted on by sportswriters and sportscasters from media outlets across northeast Missouri. With the Class 1 state champion, Monroe City, as well as  the #1 ranked team in the state for […]

Junior High Football Program Posts 5-1 Record

Written on November 7, 2017 at 10:31 am, by

A key injury to tailback Alex Long may have been the difference maker in a perfect season for the Scotland County Junior High Football team. The Tigers had to settle for a 5-1 mark after losing Long early in the second half of week three action against Davis County. Without their leading rusher, SCR-I saw […]

South Shelby Turns Momentum With Key Plays En Route to 38-14 Win In District Semifinals

Written on November 3, 2017 at 9:01 am, by

A pair of key plays turned the tide Friday night at Shelbina in the Class 1 District 5 semifinals and brought Scotland County’s football season to an end. After holding South Shelby in check the entire first period, and quickly answering a second period score to knot the game at 8-8 midway through the second […]

Tigers Get Defensive in District Opener

Written on October 24, 2017 at 3:27 pm, by

SCR-I shuts out Schuyler County 37-0 in opener of Class 1 District 5 playoffs. A dominating defensive performance with a few big plays on offense sprinkled in. That was the recipe for success on Friday night for Scotland County as the Tigers cooked up a 37-0 win over Schuyler County in the opening round of […]

Tigers Fall to #3 Seed, Will Host Schuyler County as District Football Playoffs Open Friday

Written on October 19, 2017 at 4:29 pm, by

The 2017 Missouri high school football regular season came to a close on Friday night bringing the final seedings for the district playoffs into focus. Scotland County dropped out of the #2 spot with a 54-16 loss to South Shelby, which allowed the Cardinals to jump all the way from the fourth seed into the […]

Friday the 13th Unlucky for Tigers as Cardinals Cruise to 54-16 Win

Written on October 19, 2017 at 4:24 pm, by

Friday the 13th proved particularly unlucky for the Scotland County football program as South Shelby came to town and amassed more than 560 yards of offense en route to a 54-16 victory that saw the Tigers fall in the final district standings heading into the playoffs on Friday. There was nothing too alarming in the […]