Category Archives: Football

MSHSAA Releases New Football, Basketball Assignments

Written on July 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm, by

Football and Basketball classification and district assignments for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 classification cycles were recently released by the Missouri State High School Activities Association, as approved by the Board of Directors. The enrollment breaks for the new classification cycle are as follows: Football Enrollment Breaks – 8-man – 24 teams with 87-165 enrollment; Class […]

USA Football Grant Will Help SCR-I Buy New Helmets

Written on June 28, 2016 at 10:00 am, by

A grant from the USA Football organization will help outfit the Scotland County R-I junior high football team with new helmets in 2016. Scotland County football coach Mikel Gragg announced the $1,000 grant this week. The award can be used to purchase equipment through Riddell, the official  equipment partner of USA Football. Gragg said he […]

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. […]