Category Archives: Football

Slaughter Earns All-State Football Honors

Written on December 15, 2015 at 8:36 pm, by

Scotland County’s Ryan Slaughter recently was named to the Missouri Football Coaches Association 2015 all-state team. The MFCA releases its final post-season honors on December 4th and Slaughter was among the top 45 defensive players in Missouri, earning third team honors at defensive back. Slaughter was a unanimous first team selection in the Tri-Rivers Conference. […]

Five Tigers Earn First Team All Conference Football Honors

Written on November 9, 2015 at 2:52 pm, by

The 2015 season was the finale for the Tri-Rivers Conference and the Scotland County football program bid adieu to the league with a second place finishing in the final standings. The Tigers didn’t leave empty handed, as four SCR-I players were honored by the league coaches as first team all conference performers. Despite splitting time […]

Slaughter’s Five TDs Not Enough as SCR-I Falls to Paris 42-31 in District Semifinals

Written on November 3, 2015 at 11:50 am, by

The Scotland County football season came to a close Friday night in Paris, but the Tigers did not go down without a fight, falling to the Coyotes 42-31 in a back-and-forth affair that featured plenty of excitement. The contest between the second and third seeded teams in the Class 1 District turned into a shootout […]

Tigers Headed to Paris After Defense Shuts Out Milan in District Opener

Written on October 27, 2015 at 12:08 pm, by

A shutout performance by the Scotland County defense earned the SCR-I football team a trip to Paris. The Tigers won’t be going to France, but to Paris, MO, to face their soon to be conference rivals, the Coyotes, in round two of the District 5 tourney on October 30th. Scotland County advanced to the second […]

Tigers Top Schuyler 34-16 to Secure Home Field Advantage in Opening Round of District Playoffs

Written on October 22, 2015 at 2:15 pm, by

The Scotland County football team secured home field advantage in the opening round of the district tournament and also nailed down a second place finish in the Tri-Rivers Conference with a 34-16 win in Queen City on Friday night. The Tigers closed out the regular season with a 4-1 run, to finish 5-4 overall, and […]

Tiger Cubs Top Kirksville 46-14

Written on October 22, 2015 at 11:24 am, by

The Scotland County sixth grade football team scored on its first five possessions en route to a 46-14 win in Kirksville on Saturday. “These kids have worked really hard for three years, and they have gotten better every game, capped off by this big win,” said Coach Jason Emel. Guys like Riley Small, Owen Triplett, […]

Tigers Earn #3 Seed in District Football Playoffs, Will Host Milan Friday Night

Written on October 20, 2015 at 12:27 pm, by

Take out your abacus, pull of your shoes and socks or grab whatever other math aid you need, it’s time to layout the local district football playoffs. The regular season came to a close on Friday night, setting the stage for the opening round of Missouri high school football district playoffs. The Class 1 District […]

Tigers Overcome Injuries to Outlast Putnam County in 56-42 Shootout

Written on October 13, 2015 at 5:26 pm, by

Scotland County overcame injuries and a halftime deficit to celebrate senior night in Memphis with a 56-42 victory over Putnam County in a shootout. The Tigers jumped on top early, taking the opening kickoff and putting together a seven-play 7- yard scoring drive. The big play came on a 43-yard TD run by Aaron Buford. […]

Tiger Cubs Beat Knox County 28-14

Written on October 13, 2015 at 5:11 pm, by

After a big win last week over Clark County, the Scotland County elementary football team had to rally from behind to beat Knox County in Memphis on October 10th. The Tiger Cubs trailed 8-0 with less than a minute left in the first half when Hayden Long connected with Kabe Hamlin for a 65-yard TD […]

Tiger Cubs Top Clark County 54-22

Written on October 6, 2015 at 11:28 pm, by

With its best performance of the season, the Scotland County elementary school football squad dominated Clark County on Saturday to the tune of a 54-22 victory. “Everything seemed to click,” said Coach Jason Emel. “We were hitting on all cylinders, and just played excellent football, on offense, defense and special teams.” The SCR-I sixth graders […]