1915 was not a good year for Hornets football. They had only a four-game
schedule and lost all four games by a combined score of 81-12, including a
loss to a make-shift team of Chillicothe High School Alumni. So, when a
group of fellow classmates taunted that the team was so bad, even they
could beat them, the football team readily accepted the challenge.
The game was treated as a full regulation game with officials, paid attendance and newspaper coverage. It didn't take long for the upstart students to realize they had underestimated their 0-4 school team. It was the Hornets team that had the last laugh, with a 51-0 thumping of the students