Category Archives: Football

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 […]

Tigers Control Own Destiny Heading into Final Regular Season Game

Written on October 10, 2017 at 12:58 pm, by

Sitting in the second seat in the Class 1 District 5 standings heading into the final week of the Missouri high school football season, Scotland County controls its own destiny in the potential playoff bracket. The Tigers will take on South Shelby at home Friday night to close out the regular season. The Cardinals (3-5) […]

Tigers Overcome Early Turnover Troubles to Halt Harrisburg 51-25

Written on October 10, 2017 at 12:45 pm, by

Rainy, unpleasant conditions, the longest bus ride of the season, and an opponent you had spent the past two weeks helping lift up following a tragedy in its system… Those were the makings for a slow start on Friday night as Scotland County traveled to Harrisburg for a Lewis & Clark Conference football contest. Fortunately […]

Stifling SCR-I Defense Dominates in 28-6 Win at Knox County

Written on October 3, 2017 at 4:38 pm, by

Putting points on the board is generally what generates headlines, but on Friday night in Edina, Scotland County’s point prevention posse proved it could steal the show. The Tigers’ defense limited Knox County to just seven first downs while forcing six turnovers en route to a 28-6 victory over Knox County. Heading into Friday night […]