Saturday, April 6, 2013
On the final two-deep chart behind starting middle linebacker Jay Wilson.
Michael Scherer, linebacker and fullback from MICDS is rapidly climbing the depth chart on the Mizzou Tigers' football team. He finds himself second string behind veteran starter Jay Wilson. Spring football practice is now officially over. The Tigers early season schedule includes a road game September 21 at Indiana. All the details of spring ball are here on the website Rock M Nation.com. Mizzou's head coach Gary Pinkel talks to KSDK about all the major challenges that lay ahead for this coming fall.
Monday, September 3, 2012
An injury to senior Will Ebner might just open a middle linebacker spot.
The Mizzou Tigers came out of the 62-10 season-opening win over Southeast Louisiana pretty much unscathed. However an injury to middle linebacker senior Will Ebner might change the prsopects for freshman Michael Scherer of MICDS or Donavin Newsom of Parkway North, another freshman. Likely the two freshman would be slated for a redshirt year and not see duty with the Tigers in 2012. But should often-injured Ebner from Friendswood, TX. not be able to answer the bell for the SEC opener with Georgia Saturday (kickoff 6:30 p.m. C.S.T.) then one of the two freshmen might be called up to fill that position. MICDS coach Josh Smith is not sure. “Michael is dressed out and on the sidelines. They can be redshirted if they don’t get into the games,” …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Big brother Andrew Wilson does the interview with MICDS star rookie.
Training camp is in full force at Mizzou. Rookie Michael Scherer of MICDS is dishing it out, and taking his licks at linebacker. His big brother senior Andrew Wilson put a microphone in front of this freshman and here's what he's got to say from Columbia. Interview with rookie Michael Scherer at Mizou's fall football camp. The Tigers open with Southeast Louisiana September 1, then Georgia invades Faurot Field September 8 for the first SEC game in Tigers' history. Patch will have regular reports from Mizzou on the local St. Louis angles.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Interviews with key players, newcomers on Media Day at Mizzou.
Columbia...These are interviews with key Missouri starters, players from St. Louis and incoming freshmen. Jack Meiners, starting tackle from Chaminade Patch: Are you ready for the season. Jack Meiners: Absolutely. We are working very hard to make it happen. We practice then we spend the rest of the day in the film room watching games. Patch: How is the transition going from the Big 12 to the SEC. Meiners: I don’t think its too bad. There’s just a different style offensively and defensively. There are great teams in the Big 12 and there are great teams in the SEC so we will just have to see. We will have to compete every Saturday and play our “A” game. Patch: Teams like Oklahoma and Oklahoma State and Nebraska and Texas are hardly second …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Linebacker coach Dave Steckel is busy molding this defensive standout into a top line performer.
Columbia, MO...Look at the two-deep Missouri Tiger football roster and you won’t find Michael Scherer’s name anywhere. Certainly not at linebacker. Andrew Wilson and Will Ebner, two vets for the Missouri Tigers have that wrapped up. But when the Tigers roar onto the turf for a night battle September 1 versus Southeast Louisiana, expect this MICDS grad to be somewhere on the field. He could well be ticketed for the special teams kick off and receiving units. Or, Gary Pinkel’s offense may call for No. 58 to punch it home in short yardage situations. In a day when so many players are specialists: strong side safeties, slot receivers, rovers and the like, Scherer is a throw back all around player who adds so much to both sides of the ball. One…
Friday, August 3, 2012
The Rams went 14-1 and to the Show Me Bowl title game a year ago.
Someone might ask MICDS football coach Josh Smith to walk on a bed of hot coals. That might be easier than trying to replace the two-dozen seniors who took his team to a 14-1 record and a shot at the Class 4 Show Me Bowl state title. MICDS had three division 1 players: Michael Scherer (Mizzou), Thomas Militello (Dartmouth) and Jack Howell (Brown University). That’s a lot for a school with a moderate enrollment. "The Rams graduated a deep and talented senior class and watching players move on to the next level, there will probably be some growing pains," said Smith. Scherer rushed for 1324 yards and 24 touchdowns on the ground and led the defense as an all star middle linebacker. He’s taken his ample talents to play for Mizzou’s Tigers in …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Gary Pinkel and staff meet with Tigers' faithful after national signing date.
The University of Missouri football coaching staff is much bigger than the nearly dozen or so coaches, assistant coaches, trainers and staff who draw a regular paycheck from the university. Rather, the staff is more family than payroll. Tigers, past, present and future have a hand in either the success or failing of the Tiger program.
Going into the vaunted SEC Conference, the black and gold will need all the help and support they can get. A legion of Tiger admirers, mostly from the booster St. Louis Quarterback club crammed the auditorium of the Edward Jones complex in Des Peres Tuesday night to hang on the words of Gary Pinkel, their 11 year coach, and other notables within the program and hear about their newest crop of incoming …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Mizzou-bound Michael Scherer heads up class of athletes to move on to colleges around America.
In case you missed it, earlier this week, MICDS got into the mix of college scholarships for athletes big time. Here's a look back at the top story for this week A record-setting 12 MICDS student athletes signed national letters of intent to attend a wide range of colleges around the U.S. This is believed to be the largest continent to sign on the same day since the merger of Country Day School with Mary Institute a number of years ago. Michael Scherer, middle linebacker and fullback heads the class, signing to play for the University of Missouri Tigers. Other football signees were Thomas Militello, quarterback to Dartmouth College and Jack Howell, receiver to Brown University. Ivy League schools do not offer athletic scholarships or …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Local athletes at Ladue, MICDS to sign National Letters of Intent.
The only piece of the puzzle left to put in place for the National Letter of Intent signing date Wednesday is the decision of Dorial Green-Beckham of Springfield, Missouri. The Hillcrest High School senior, 6-foot-6, 220 pounds is the envy of every school in the nation. His picture graced the cover of a recent Parade Magazine, selected “Player of the Year.” Green-Beckham could select from any major football program in America. Mum’s the word, but the world knows he’s going to play next year in the Southeast Conference. The All-American receiver said no to national programs Alabama, Florida, Texas and Oklahoma. The two border states are in the final two-Arkansas and Missouri. This star will announce his decision to the world live on ESPNU …
Friday, December 2, 2011
MICDS' Thomas Militello and Michael Scherer earn the honor.
The next stop for MICDS’ two Division I football players is the podium in the McDonnell Gymnasium. Senior football stars Thomas Militello and Michael Scherer will get their diplomas and graduate and take their talents to Dartmouth College and the University of Missouri, respectively, in the fall. With that, the books will be officially closed on their combined total of 5,095 yards this season and more than 10,000 yards throughout their respective careers. The guy with the warmest seat is coach Josh Smith. Between now and August he’s got to find a new quarterback, a new running back, and while he’s at it, a new middle linebacker. The two sensational seniors have been named the Co-Ladue-Frontenac Athletes of the Fall. Off the field, these …