Scott County Central High School

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Scott County Central High School is a high school at 20794 US Highway 61 Sikeston, Missouri, Scott County, Missouri that has won 18 Missouri state boys basketball championships -- the most of any high school in the state. The most recent was in 2015. The girls program has won 6 Missouri State Championships.

The school colors are black and orange and the mascot is the Braves.[1]

The High School has an enrollment of 181 making it the 380th (out of 570) largest school in Missouri.[2]

The school was created in 1958 by the merger of the Morley, Missouri, Blodgett, Missouri, Haywood City, Missouri and Vanduser, Missouri high schools. The school colors were retained from the original Vanduser High School (black and orange) and Morley High School (black and white).[3] It competes in the Scott-Mississippi Conference.[4]

Scott County competes in Class 2 and is a member of the Missouri State High School Activities Association. Sikeston High School (seven miles away) competes in the much larger Class 4. The schools do not play each other. In 2011 both of the teams won state basketball championships.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Scott County Central High School Basketball Schedule". MaxPreps. Retrieved 2011-03-23. 
  2. ^ "Scott County. Central High School in Sikeston, MO". Retrieved 2011-03-23. 
  3. ^ "High school history | Scott Co. Central". Semosportsweb.Com. Retrieved 2011-03-23. 
  4. ^ Magic Johnson. "Scott County Central High School". MSHSAA. Retrieved 2011-03-23. 
  5. ^ Probst, Chris (January 26, 2012). "Braves legend Marcus Timmons looking for move back home". Sikeston Standard Democrat. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ Heuring, Leonna (August 14, 2013). "Scott County Central to honor Otto Porter Jr. this weekend". Sikeston Standard-Democrat. Southeast Missourian. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 

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Coordinates: 36°58′52″N 89°37′15″W / 36.981078°N 89.6208°W / 36.981078; -89.6208