Category Archives: Football

Tiger Cubs Football Program Makes Donation

Written on August 31, 2016 at 9:50 am, by

Tigers’ Rally Comes Up Just Short in 22-16 Loss to Fayette

Written on August 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm, by

A last second comeback ended just inches short of a first down and only yards from a game-tying touchdown as Scotland County fell 22-16 in Fayette on Friday night. SCR-I saw the game slip away in the third period, which saw the Tigers manage just three plays on offense as the Hornets dominated the time […]

Turnovers Topple SCR-I in 27-0 Loss at Marceline in Football Opener

Written on August 24, 2016 at 4:19 pm, by

Injuries and turnovers. Not the way Scotland County wanted to start the 2016 football season, especially opening at Marceline, which was coming off a Final Four appearance last season. Four Scotland County turnovers and a rib injury to quarterback Aaron Buford early in the second period was too much to overcome as the Tigers dropped […]

Veteran Tigers Team Looking to Return Football Program to State Playoffs

Written on August 16, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

A senior-laden lineup returning all but two starters has the Scotland County football program setting its sights high in 2016. After going 6-5 last year before dropping a shootout to Paris in the district semifinals, the Tigers will be looking to earn the first state playoff berth for the program since 2011. After experimenting with […]

Tigers’ Offense Shines in Monroe City Football Jamboree

Written on August 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm, by

Even in a jamboree setting where coaches are often conservative, not wanting to give away too many secrets to the scouts, Scotland County’s offense was quite impressive on Friday night in Monroe City in pre-season football action. After some early jitters that included a fumble and a bad snap, SCR-I pushed the ball down the […]

Tigers Will Look to Tackle New Competition in 2016 as Member of Lewis & Clark Conference  

Written on August 2, 2016 at 1:16 pm, by

When the 2016 high school football season officially kicks off August 19th it will be the start of something new for the Scotland County program as the Tigers will bid farewell to the now defunct Tri-Rivers Conference and enter a new era as one of the newest members of the Lewis & Clark Conference. SCR-I, […]

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 […]