Category Archives: Football

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 […]

Scotland County Shines in Home Opener Routing Rams 52-14

Written on September 18, 2018 at 1:02 pm, by

After a brutal road schedule to start the season, Scotland County gave its fans plenty to cheer about on Friday night in Memphis as the Tigers smashed Schuyler County 52-14 to secure the Cheddar Bowl trophy in memory of former SCR-I standout Chester Robinson. After opening the year on the road at state ranked Marceline […]

SCR-I Upset Bid Stalls to Start Second Half as #7 Ranked Fayette Posts 46-16 Victory

Written on September 4, 2018 at 1:16 pm, by

A pair of miscues on kick returns to start the second half turned a one-possession game into a blowout Friday night in Fayette as the Falcons took advantage of a fumble and recovered an onside kick to blow the game open in the third period. Scotland County trailed just 16-8 coming out of the locker […]

Marceline’s Special Teams Pave Way to 43-13 Win Over Tigers in Football Opener

Written on August 28, 2018 at 2:03 pm, by

Special teams play proved to be the difference on Friday night in Marceline as Scotland County saw an early lead slip away before the home Tigers ran away with the game in the second half to post a 43-13 defeat for SCR-I in the season debut. Scotland County won the coin toss and received the […]

Veteran Tigers Football Program Looking to Seniors to Take Next Step in Playoff Push

Written on August 21, 2018 at 2:47 pm, by

The 2017 Scotland County football season saw a rookie coaching staff and a roster with just five seniors post a positive mark before falling in the district semifinals to South Shelby. Now in his second season at the helm, Coach Troy Carper has more veteran leadership to turn to as the Tigers return a senior-laden […]

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 […]