Category Archives: Football

Special Teams Shine for SCR-I in 26-18 Win Over Westran

Written on September 27, 2016 at 2:11 pm, by

Scotland County’s special teams proved to be the difference on Friday night in Memphis as the Tigers made it four straight victories with a 26-18 win over state-ranked Westran. MORE PICTURES HERE SCR-I’s Gage Dodge booted the team’s first field goal, and the kick off team pinned Westran deep leading to a safety that was […]

Buford Throws, Catches and Rushes for TDs as Tigers Smash Salisbury 42-6

Written on September 20, 2016 at 10:38 am, by

Salisbury could have used a modern day Paul Revere on Friday night to warn them if the attack was coming by air or by ground. Fortunately Mother Nature gave Scotland County a break from the rain so none of the Tigers’ six touchdowns came by sea. Aaron Buford pulled off a unique feat en route […]

Mizzou Senior Feature: Brock Bondurant

Written on September 13, 2016 at 1:11 pm, by

by Devin Kane, Mizzou Strategic Communications reprinted with permission from At eight­-years-­old, Brock Bondurant stood in the stands of Faurot Field and cheered as Brad Smith led the Mizzou football program to a new level of play. “He was the most exciting player I’ve ever seen,” Bondurant said. “Just the way he carried himself, […]

Stout Second Half Defensive Stand Helps SCR-I Rally for 18-8 Win in Cheddar Bowl

Written on September 13, 2016 at 12:09 pm, by

After surviving a first quarter monsoon and a first half filled with turnovers, Scotland County finally righted the ship in the second half on Friday night in Memphis to rally for the 18-8 win over Schuyler County to win the inaugural Cheddar Bowl, played in memory of 2016 SCR-I graduate Chester Robinson who died this […]

Tigers Pick Apart Paris Behind Four Interceptions for 27-12 Win

Written on September 6, 2016 at 3:43 pm, by

The return of a pair of injured starters helped spark Scotland County’s football program to the first win of the year on Friday night in Paris. Seniors Aaron Buford (ribs) and Aaron Blessing (knee) returned to the starting lineup, all be it in different rolls, as the Tigers caged the Coyotes 27-12 for the team’s […]

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 […]