Aug 21st
2015 - Senior Kyle Ross makes his Fullback debut with 181 yards and two touchdowns in a 41--13 win at Marshall. The Hornets Running Game churned up 345 yards in the game on 45 carries.
     Ross was the starting Linebacker his Junior and Senior year but had just 7 carries for just 27 yards as a Junior
<Full Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2015 Season Scores>

(Kyle Ross)
Aug 22nd
2014 - Mason Hayward scores on a 74 yard run and completes a 47 yard halfback pass to Aaron Baker, both in the first quarter in a 14- win against Marshall. The Owls scored early in the 4th quarter.
 <Full Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2014 Season Scores>


Aug 23rd                                                                                                  (Mason Hayward)  

  2013 - Chillicothe makes its longest pre-season trip in history when they travel to Knob Noster for the annual
pre-season jamboree. The team shows promise for a good season with wins against Richmond and Knob Noster and a JV loss to Smithville. The season would not fulfill the post-jamboree hope with a 4-6 final record, after opening with two straight wins.
<Full Game Summary>      <Game Pictures>    
   <2013 Season Scores>
Aug 24th
2012 -
Chillicothe debuts their new state of the art football stadium in front of a packed grandstand. The game brings to an end the former stadium that was home to Chillicothe High School Football since 1931.
         Tyler Clampitt hits Mason Palmer with a 76 yard pass play for the first Hornets varsity touchdown in the stadium, but in the end a 63 yard run by Marshall in the 4th quarter spoils the opening game of the new facility with a 26-25 Owls victory.
<Full Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2012 Season Scores>

                                                                          (Former Coach Fairchild and Coach Willard)

Aug 25th
2017 - Chillicothe beats Kirksville in the only Hornets Varsity Football game ever played on this date.

Aug 26th
2011 - D J Gannan scores three touchdowns in the first half and one conversion to lead Chillicothe to a 40-12 win over Marshall. Jacob Lewis went 7 for 10 passing with touchdowns to Trevor Reger and Guy Vinson
<2011 Season>
2016 - Chillicothe scored 28 points in the second half to win at Kirksville 42-7. Six different Hornet players scored touchdowns in the game.

<2016 season>
                                                                       (Left - DJ Gannan, Right - Ty Figg)

Aug 27th

 2010 - Junior Half Back Guy Vinson rushed for 103 yards and the opening score of the game in a season opening win at Marshall. Senior Fullback Nick Plummer scored in the 4th quarter and Alan Kline kicked a 22 yard field goal in the 4th quarter to secure the season opening win on the road.
<2010 Season>


(Guy Vinson)

 Aug 28th
2009 -
Senior Fullback Brett Stephens scored twice in the 2nd quarter in a 24-7 home win over Marshall. Connor Lindley kicked a field goal as part of a 17-point 2nd quarter
<2009 Season>
2015 - Kirksville passed for 159 yards but threw two interceptions and lost one fumble as the Hornet won at home 41-6.
<Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2015 Season Scores>

Aug 29th   

 (Brett Stephens)    

    Kyle Dosterschill           DeEll Midgyett
2008 - Chillicothe plays old rival Marshall for the first time since 1989. Kyle Dosterschill has 121 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns while Bryce Young has 115 yards with 1 rushing touchdown and a 53 yard receiving touchdown in a 48-14 Hornets victory
<Game Summary>
2014 - Chillicothe beats Kirksville 21-15 in the "Two Stadiums" Game. The lights went out at the end of halftime at Kirksville high school stadium. The game was moved to Truman State University stadium for the second half. Hornets back DeEll Midgyett has 200 yards rushing and Nick Meyers has a late interception to secure the 21-15 Hornets win
<Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2008 Season Scores>

Aug 30th
2013 -
Cole Nichols had an interception and a fumble recovery as part of four turnover recoveries by the Chillicothe defense in a 21-0 win at Marshall. The Owls also had two key penalties that gave the Hornets the ball on the 12 yard line that led to a 14-0 third quarter lead
<Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2013 Season Scores>


Aug 31st                                                                                                           (Cole Nichols)

    (Michael Wilson - 2001)

Sept 1st

2001 - Chillicothe used a strong defense in a 25-0 win at Smithville in the first August football game in Hornets history. Chillicothe had 12 sacks in the game led by Michael Wilson with 4.5 sacks. Smithville was held to a negative one yard rushing and 67 yards passing
<2001 Season Recap>
2007 -Chillicothe scored on a 1 yard run in the 4th quarter but missed the conversion and lost to Maryville at home 20-18. The Maryville coaches in the press box were so loud and jumping up and down so much after the win, the KCHI Radio crew directly below them sincerely feared for their safety, worrying that the floor may give way and come down on top of them.
<2007 Season Recap>
20012 - Injuries and 5 turnovers gave Kirksville a 28-6 win over Chillicothe. Tyler Clampitt passed for 132 yards but the entire Hornets running game had just 77 yards due to injuries before and during the game

<2012 Season Recap>

1978 - Chillicothe opens the season with a 38-12 win over Benton. The team rushed for 495 yards, a school record that still stands, led by David Macoubrie's 13 carries, 185 yards and 4 touchdowns..  Doug Switzer had 3 interceptions
<1978 Season>
1989 - In a Battle of the Fairchilds, Father Bob's Chillicothe Hornets beat Son David's Penney High of Hamilton's Hornets 34-0. Chillicothe had 4 fumble recoveries, one interception  and a blocked punt.
<1989 season>
2000 - Jon Hart completed two touchdown passes to Zach Miller in the 4th quarter for a come from behind win over Smithville. The game winning 15 yard score came with 22 seconds left in the game.
<2000 season>
2006 - Chillicothe built a 16-7 lead in the first half and went on to beat Maryville 30-14. Maryville closed the game to 9-7 with 42 seconds left in the first half but Austin Sloan completed a touchdown pass to Tyler Trammel on the final play of the 2nd quarter.
<2006 season>
                                                                                  (Top Picture: David Macoubrie talks with Coach Fairchild)
 Sept 2nd                                                                      (Bottom Picture: Receiver Zach Miller from 2000)

1988 - David White and 2 touchdowns and Tony White had 1 in a 21-0 season opening win at Springfield Hillcrest. <1988 season>
1995 - Joe Koehly returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the second half in a 21-12 win over Fort Madison, Iowa. Matt Glover also had two interceptions and Justin Bland had a fumble recovery
<1995 season>
2005 - Clint Macoubrie had 3 rushing touchdowns in a 32-0 win at Savannah  <2005 season>
2011 - Chillicothe had 57 carries for 352 yards rushing and 6 touchdowns in a 38-28 win over Kirksville 
<2011 season>    

Sept 3rd

1993 - David Booth ran for 167 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 33-8 win at Maur Hill, Kansas. Chillicothe also went 7 of 7 for 97 yards passing
<1993 season>
1994 - Jeremy Brocke had 2 touchdown runs and caught a 50 yard pass in a 35=14 win at Fort Madison, Iowa
<1994 season>
2004 - Tyler Monier had an interception and fumble recovery in a 34-20 win over Savannah.
<2004 season>
2010 - Fullback Nick Plummer had 148 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns in a 37-20 win at Kirksville. Jacob Lewis connected with Alex Thompson for a 39 yard fourth quarter touchdown
<2010 season>


Sept 4th

1987 - Chillicothe was held to 104 yards of offense in a 16-7 loss to Springfield Hillcrest, both teams had four fumbles. <1987 season>
1992 - QB Mark Faubion threw one touchdown pass and had two touchdown runs in a 21-8 win over Maur Hill Kansas, which would win the Kansas 4A Title while Chillicothe would finish 4-6. Hornets defense had 1 interception and 4 fumble recoveries  <1992 season>
1998 - Chillicothe beats Kearney 20-0 in Phil Willard's debut as Chillicothe head coach. Wyatt Picerking had an 18 yard touchdown run and David Gabrielson had a 67 yard touchdown run.
<1998 season>
2009 - Chillicothe scored three times in the first half for a 21-13 win at Odessa. <2009 season>

Sept 5th





      (Coach Phil Willard

(Justin Walter - 1997)

1975 - John Cook scored a 1 yard touchdown in the 1st quarter for the only score in a 6-0 win at Benton <1975 season>
1980 - Chillicothe's defense had an interception, two fumble recovers and a blocked punt but still lost at Richmond 21-7 <1980 season>
1997 - Justin Walter had 211 yards and 4 tds on just 9 carries in a 42-6 win at Mexico
<1997 season>
2003 - 12 Chillicothe players carried the ball in a 33-6  win over KC Center. The Defense had 2 interceptions and Matt Gabrielson had 2 fumble recoveries <2003 season>

2008 - Tyler Trammell went 7 of 9 for 174 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 40-9 win over Odessa
<2008 Season> 

Sept 6th
1974 -
Tim Way had 120 yards rushing to lead Chillicothe to a 29-7 win over Benton
<1974 Season>
1978 - The Hornets hold Cameron to one first down and 32 total yards in a 49-0 home win
<1978 season>
1985 - Lexington had two pick-sixes in an 18-14 win over Chillicothe in the season opener. The Hornets would win their next 13 games and a state championship. A young Randy Dean, starting his 2nd year in radio, served as the studio board operator during this game at KLEX Radio in Lexington
<1985 season>
1991 - Drew Danner had 129 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in a 26-14 win over Abe Lincoln High of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Brad Bacon had 2 INTs and a fumble recovery <1991 season>
1996 - Robie Elliott scored on a 6 yard run in the 4th quarter for a 35-34 come from behind win over Mexico. A two point conversion pass to Billy Peniston gave the the win <1996 season>
2002 - Cody Denton and Jerald Potter each had 2 TDs and over 100 yards rushing in a win at KC Center <2002 season> 
2013 - Tyler Clampitt had an 81 yard touchdown pass to Walker Thomas and ran for two more scores in a 42-8 win over Kirksville <2013 season>

  Sept 7th

   (Tim Way - 1974)
    (Robie Elliott - 1996)

(QB Drew Danner 1990)

1984 - Cameron marches 93 yards in 4th quarter for touchdown to beat Chillicothe 14-13. Hornets 32 yard field goal attempt with 19 seconds left wide right due to strong wind.
<1984 season>

1990 - Drew Danner throws a 35 yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Snyder and has a 6 yard touchdown run in a 20-0 win at Maryville <1990 season>

2001 - Chillicothe rushed for 356 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 36-0 win over Benton, The Hornets defense held Benton to zero rushing  yards and 55 passing yards
<2001 season>

2007 - Chillicothe gives up the first touchdown but answers with a 27 point second quarter in a 39-19 win at Benton, thanks to 148 yards passing <2007 Season>  

 Sept 8th
1961 -
Bud Palmer scored the only touchdown in the game in the third quarter to give Chillicothe a 7-0 season opening win at Carrollton  <1961 season>
1967 - Chillicothe had a Phil Willard Interception and four fumble recoveries in a 20-0 win over Carrollton <1967 season>
1972 - Mark Putnam and 3 touchdowns in a 34-0 win over Cameron after leading just 7-0 at halftime <1972 season>
1989 - Chillicothe had 198 yards on the ground and 72 yards through the air in a 28-0 win at Marshall <1989 season>
1995 - Scotty Samm threw touchdowns to Brett Hecker and Justin Walter in a 21-6 win at Mexico. The Hornets Defense also had 2 interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries

         (Bud Palmer 1961)

<1995 season>
2000 - St Joseph Benton kicked a 22 yard field goal in the 4th quarter to edge the Hornets 9 to 6 in a game at St Joseph. Chillicothe led 6-0 at halftime. <2000 season>

 Sept 9th

(Mike Hutchison 1983)

(Clint Macoubrie 2005)

1960 -
Carrollton returned a blocked punt for a touchdown to beat the Hornets 12-7. Chillicothe's Butch Shaffer made a PAT and blocked a Carrollton PAT attempt
<1960 season>
1966 - Jim Lightner kicked a 29 yard field goal with 1:45 left for a 10-7 Hornets win at Carrollton
<1966 season>
1977 - Jeff Shultz and Mark Saale had INT, Brent Switzer had a fumble recovery and Troy Figg had a blocked punt in a 35-6 Hornets win at Cameron
<1977 season>
1983 - Mike Hutchison had all three touchdowns in a 20-0 season opening win at Cameron
<1983 season>
1994 - Mexico's Jason Brookins rushed for 207 yards and 4 TDs in a 35-23 win over Chillicothe
<1994 season>.
2005 - Clint Macoubrie had 142 yards and 3 touchdowns in a win over Maryville. Hornet's Rylee Arnold blocked three punts in the game
<2005 season>
2016 - The Hornets rushed for 396 yards and 8 touchdowns in a 55-6 in over Cameron. Josh Kille had 108 yards and 3 scores.
<2016 season>

Sept 10th
1954 -
Lyle Buck scored on runs of 4 and 3 yards in a 14-7 Hornets win at Marshall. According to the Constitution-Tribune article from 1954, buck averaged 5.5 yards a try, was described as a pile driving runner and was selected 2nd team All District.<1954 season>
1965 - Butch Davis returned the season opening kick off 85 yards to the end zone as part of a 28-14 win over Carrollton. He also returned an interception for a touchdown and had a 14 yard touchdown run. Davis would star at MU as a defensive back and play in the NFL for Chicago and Green Bay <1965 season>
1976 - Chillicothe lost 5 fumbles and threw 1 interception in a 14-8 loss to Cameron. Two of the turnovers led to Cameron scores <1976 season>
1982 - Kelly Mason threw for 147 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 31-7 season opening win vs Cameron <1982 season>
1993 - St Louis Beaumont cancelled a game at Chillicothe citing travel problems. Chillicothe had beaten Beaumont in St Louis in 1992. <1993 season>
2004 - Austin Sloan blocked a punt and later kicked a PAT in a 7-6 win over Maryville. The Hornets Daniel Buttman blocked the Maryville PAT attempt in the 2nd quarter <2004 season>

Sept 11th 

(Lyle Buck 1954)

(Austin Sloan 2004)

 (Vince Turner 1959)

(David Vorbeck 1981)

1959 - Vince Turner and Butch Clark both threw a touchdown pass, Turner caught a touchdown pass and Clark rushed for a score in a 32-7 win at Carrollton
<1959 season>
1964 - Carrollton running back Henry White had 19 carries for 222  yards and 2 touchdowns in a 19-13 win over Chillicothe. In a time where most running backs were 140 to 150lbs, White weighed 218 pounds, more than any Chillicothe offensive or defensive starter
<1964 season>
1981 - David Vorbeck had 197 yards including a 70 yard touchdown in a 24-10 win at Cameron. The Hornets Defense had 2 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries <1981 season>
1998 - Chillicothe hit a game tying field goal with 59 seconds left in a game at Benton, but a penalty on the Hornets moved the attempt back five yards. The Hornets missed the 42 yard attempt and Benton hung on to win 31-28 <1998 season>
2009 - Bryce Young had 211 yards and 3 touchdowns on 11 carries and caught a touchdown pass in a 49-21 win over Grain Valley. On defense, Young had an interception
<2009 season>
2015 - The Chillicothe defense held Cameron to 44 total yards on 36 plays in a 33-0 Hornets win at Cameron. <2015 season>

Sept 12th
1947 - Chillicothe's Ed Rice scored on a 5 yard run in the 4th quarter to end a game with Carrollton a 6-6 tie after the PAT run was unsuccessful. Rice was a three sport star as a 2nd team all conference player in football, basketball and was on the conference champion 800 relay team in track.
<1947 Season>
1958 - Jody Conrad had four rushing touchdowns and an interception return for touchdown in a 38-6 win over Carrollton. Conrad would be an all  state honorable mention running back at the end of the season.
<1958 season>
1969 - Chillicothe had three fumble recoveries on defense while Craig Wilson led the offense with 121 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 22-6 win over Carrollton
<1969 season>
1975 -Doug Doughty kicked a first quarter field goal to help Chillicothe to a 17-13 win at Cameron. At Quarterback, Doughty went 1 for 4 for a minus-4 yards passing. <1975 season>
1997 - Chillicothe lost at home to Maryville 6-0 when a punt snap sailed over 6'6" punter Justin Bland's head, setting up the only score. It was the Hornets first time being shut out since the 1988 state championship game  <1997 season>
2014 - DeEll Midgyett had 128 yards rushing and Luke Plummer had 3 touchdowns in a 45-7 homecoming win over Cameron <2014 season>


    (Jody Conrad 1958)
 (Doug Doughty 1975)

Sept 13th

(Van Swearingen)

   (Les Swift-1985)

1957 - Hornet Fullback Jerry Jackson scored on a 23 yard run in a 6-0 win at Carrollton. The Trojans were held to 3 yards rushing  <1957 season>
1963 - Chillicothe's Van Swearingen kicked a field goal and had a 49 yard touchdown run in a 10-7
win over Carrollton. He would be named  All District Honorable Mention at Running Back
<1963 season>
1968 - In his first varsity pass attempt, Hornets Sophomore QB Brent Anderson threw an interception that was returned 95 yards for a Carrollton touchdown. Chillicothe would go on to win the game 25-7 and Anderson went on to set several school passing records that still stand today, had a varsity record of 28-0-1 and led the Hornets to a 1970 state championship and named all state QB 2 years.
<1968 season>
1980 - Chillicothe's Rick Craighead had 170 yards rushing including an 87 yard TD in a 28-0 win over Cameron. The game was played on Saturday after being rained out the night before <1980 season>
1985 - Les Swift had 175 yards rushing and 3 scores in a Hornets 41-0 win at Trenton. Chad Snyder threw second half touchdown passes to Kevin Fender and Bill Shaffer <1985 season>
1996 - Billy Penniston caught a touchdown pass with 5 seconds left in the 1st half in a 7-6 win at the "Turnover Game" at Maryville. Chillicothe recovered 6 fumbles but threw 5 interceptions and lost 1 fumble. <1996 season>
2003 - Chillicothe had 337 yards rushing on 66 carries in a 35-7 win at KC O'Hara, led by Brent Christopher with 171 yards on 16 carries. . <2003 season>


Sept 14th
1951 - Chillicothe suffered it's only post-game forfeited loss in program history when a 7-6 win over Milan was overturned when it was discovered the Hornets Senior fullback had dropped out as a freshman,  it was determined he attended long enough it to count as a semester, making this season opening game his 9th semester and thus ineligible  <1951 season>
1956 - Hugh Carlin scored on runs of 48 and 70 yards in the first quarter of a 19-6 win over Smithville. At the end of the season he earned all state honorable mention honors at running back
<1956 season>.
1962 - David Austin scored from 1 yard out in the rain to tied Carrollton 6-6 in the season opener. The Hornets would follow this game with back to back scoreless ties to start the season at 0-0-3 and end at 3-3-3
<1962 season>
2001 - Adam Wolf threw for 114 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-0 win over Lafayette. Aaron Trager caught 2 touchdown passes and Cody Denton had 1 TD catch. Blake Valbracht had 127 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in the game
<2001 season>
2012 Tyler Clampitt had 2 interceptions on defense, one of them a pick-six to held the Hornets to a 21-10 homecoming win against Cameron <2012 season>

(Hugh Carlin 1956)

 (Adam Wolf 2001)

  (Ron O'Dell 1952)

 (Kenneth Irvin 1961)

Sept 15th
1952 - QB Ron O'Dell had a touchdown and Ellis Mason a touchdown and extra point in a 13-12 win over Milan, which scored with seconds left in the game but missed the conversion run. O'Dell would earn 3rd team all state honors at the end of the year, Chillicothe's first all state player under the current system. <1952 season>  <All State Players>
1961 - Reserve Defensive End Kenneth Irvin had a quarterback sack that caused a fumble, he returned it 12 yards for the only score in a 6-0 win at Lafayette. <1961 season>
1967 - Dave Ashbrook had 2 touchdowns and Phil Willard 1 in a 21-6 win at Lafayette
<1967 season>
1989 - John Bradley scored on a 9 yard run with 3:$4 left in the game in a 14-7 win at KC Center <1989 season>
1995 - "5th Down Game" - Due to penalties and automatic first down confusion of game officials, Kearney received a 5th down that became a one yard touchdown. Chillicothe still won the game 25-6 <1995 season>
2006 - Sophomore Fullback Kyle Dosterschill had 3 touchdowns in the first quarter and 212 yards rushing in the game in a 42-13 win over Lafayette <2006 season>
2011 - Jacob Lewis scored on a 2 yard run late in the game in a 28-24 road win over LeBlond
<2011 season>

Sept 16th
1949 - Chillicothe and Milan used only the center of the field in a season opening scoreless tie with neither team getting inside the 20 yard line.  <1949 season>
1966 - Mel Willard had a fumble return for touchdown and a rushing touchdown in a 26-7 win over Lafayette. <1966 season>
1977 - Chillicothe had 350 yards of offense to Benton's 55 yards in a 27-0 win at Benton. The Hornets David Macoubrie had 174 yards rushing and Rolfe McCoy had 121 yards rushing
<1977 season>
1988 - KC Center scored three straight TDs in the 2nd half, the final one with 10 seconds left but Chillicothe held on for a 28-22 win after leading 28-0 at halftime. David White had 2 rushing TDs,

  (David White 1988)

an Interception TD and a receiving TD. <1988 season>

1994 - David Booth scored on a 1 yard run to beat Kearney 6-3 with all the points scored in overtime after a scoreless regulation <1994 season>

2005 - Cameron's Drew Newhart threw for 317 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 42-6 win at Cameron, which would end the season as state champions. <2005 season>

Sept 17th

Larry James - 1948

(Nick Plummer 2010)

1937 - Carrollton ran for a touchdown in each of the first 3 quarters in an 18-0 win over Chillicothe. The Hornets would finish 3-6 on the season <1937 season>
1948 - The Hornets Larry James threw 3 touchdown passes to lead the Hornets to a 26-13 season opening win over Milan <1948 season>
1954 - Six different Hornets found the end zone in a 42-0 win over Milan <1954 season>
1965 - Butch Davis rushed for 3 touchdowns, caught a touchdown pass and had an interception return for a touchdown in a 30-0 win at Lafayette <1965 season>
1971 - Chillicothe scored 25 straight points in the 2nd half for a 34-22 come from behind win at St Joseph Bishop LeBlond <1971 season>
1982 - Moberly had 174 yards passing but a minus 4 yards rushing and lost to the Hornets 20-7 in Chillicothe <1982 season>
1993 - David Booth and Matt Griffith each had 2 rushing touchdowns in a 33-0 win at KC Center
<1993 season>
2009 - Bryce Young returned the opening kick off for a touchdown to start a 42 point first quarter in a 49-13 Thursday win at St Joseph LeBlond <2009 season>
2010 - Nick Plummer had 192 yards and 3 touchdowns while Kale Allen had 2 interceptions in a 35-12 win over LeBlond <2010 season>


(Jewell Frizzell 1953)

Sept 18th
1953 -
Jewell Frizzell scored an 81 yard touchdown run on the 2nd play of the game in a 20-2 win at Milan. Frizzell also scored in the 4th quarter along with a Don James 55 yard punt return
<1953 season>
1973 - Marshall returned two interceptions in the first half and went on to defeat the Chillicothe Hornets 26-13
 <1973 season>
1987 - Chillicothe defensive back Cory Clampitt had two interceptions and Chad Snyder caught two David White halfback passes for touchdowns in a

     (Cory Clampitt 1987)    

 28-7 win at Kansas City Center
<1987 season>
1992 - Mark Faubion scored on a one yard run with 26 seconds left to beat Kansas City Center 21-18 <1992 season>
1998 - Brandon Worthington caught two David Wolf touchdown passes and Wyatt Pickering rushed for two more in a 37-0 win at Lafayette <1998 season>
2015 - Kyle Ross had 265 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 28-7 Homecoming win over
St Joseph Bishop LeBlond
<2015 season>


(Mark Faubion 1992)

  (Bob Frederking 1947)

(Ardell Johnson 1969)

Sept 19th
1947 -
Quarterback Bob Frederking completed three straight passes in a scoring drive that ended with a pass to Ed Rice in the final minute of the first half in a 6-6 tied at Milan. It was the second tie in as many games for the Hornets <1947 season>
1952 - Ron O'Dell threw a 46 yard touchdown and had a 5 yard touchdown run as part of an 18-0 win at Unionville <1952 season>
1969 - Junior Ardell Johnson tied a school record with a 95 yard touchdown run in the 4th qurter in a 38-6 win over Lafayette. The Hornets had 318 yards rushing and 103 passing. Johnson would go on to start at University of Nebraska as a defensive back and had was drafted by the Washington Redskins but elected to return to graduate school to become a lawyer.
<1969 season>    <Interview with Ardell>
1980 -
The Hornets Keith Felhoelter had a pass interception that led to a touchdown in a 14-6 win over Helias, which passed for 200 yards but had two interceptions and lost one fumble.
<1980 season>
2003 - Twos were wild in a 38-6 win over KC Westport. Halfback Clint Macoubrie had 2 touchdowns, Fullback Jerald Potter had 2 touchdowns and Trent Figg had 2 interceptions on defense. <2003 season>
2014 -
LeBlond scored a touchdown with under 2 minutes left then kicked a field goal on the last play of the game to beat Chillicothe 25-23 in St Joseph  <2014 season>

 Sept 20th
1932 -
Carrollton returned two Chillicothe fumbles for touchdowns in a 26-0 Trojans win
<1932 season>
- Norman Jewell had two touchdown runs in a 27-0 win over Unionville. The Hornets defense recovered four fumbles and had one interception <1957 season>
1963 - Dave Kincade turned his first varsity carry into a 17 yard touchdown in a 10-6 win at Lafayette <1963 season>
1968 -
Buddy Beetsma had 4 interceptions in a 34-0 win over Lafayette. The Irish Quarterback completed as many passes to Beetsma as he did to his fellow teammates going 4 of 15 for 31 yards. Beetsma would set a record with 9 interceptions that year, which stood for 10 years. His career total of 12 wouldn't be broken until Tyler Clampitt did it in 2012-13. <1968 season>
1985 -
Jason Graves had a 27 yard field goal in the 3rd quarter in a 9-6 win at Marshall. Graves would be one of only 2 players in Missouri high school history to be named to the All State Team in three positions in one year. <1985 season>
2013 -
Matt Shaffer recovered a fumble and 4 plays later Zack Alperin kicked the game winning field goal in a 17-14 win at Cameron <2013 season>

(Buddy Beetsma 1968)

 (Jason Graves 1985)

 (Bob Peacher 1945)

(Cody Denton 2001)

 Sept 21st

1945 - Bob Peacher threw a 10 yard pass to Jim Berry to help Chillicothe to a 12-6 win at Milan. Carl Whitacre, best known as a Track State Champion, had the game winning touchdown in the 3rd quarter.
<1945 season>
1956 - Four different players scored for Chillicothe in a 26-0 win at Unionville. The Hornets held Unionville to just 2 first downs, 33 yards rushing and 48 yards passing. Francis Anderson started the scoring for the Hornets with an Offensive fumble recovery touchdown
<1956 season>
1962 - Chillicothe and Lafayette each had 100 yards of offense in a scoreless tie. It was the second of three ties for Chillicothe to start the season
<1962 season>
1996 - Nick Brinkley completed two passes to Brett Hecker in a 25-6 win at Cameron. Brinkely finished with 133 yards passing and Hecker had 117 yards receiving in the game
<1996 season>
2001 - John Lindley had 148 yards rushing and Cody Denton had 131 yards rushing in a 13-0 win at Savannah
<2001 season>

Sept 22nd

1922 - Harold Arnold had a 20 yard fumble return but Braymer rallied to score twice in the 4th quarter to beat Chillicothe 18-7 in the opening game of the season <1922 season>
1938 - Junior Darr had a 19 yard touchdown in the 2nd quarter in a 6-0 win over Richmond. Darr would play football for Mizzou and Purdue, then had a try out with the Baltimore Colts in 1947 but suffered a preseason injury and left professional football.  <1938 season>
1950 - Chillicothe fumbled inside the 5 yard line with one minute left and lost at Unionville 13-12 <1950 season>
1972 - Hornets Running Back Mark Putnam had 130 of the team's 205 yards rushing in a 26-7 win over Marshall. The passing game wasn't quite as effective, going 1 for 7 for a negative 7 yards.
<1972 season>
1989 - Half Back David White threw three touchdown passes and had two touchdown runs in a 50-20 Chillicothe win at St Joseph Central <1989 season>

1995 - Justin Walter returned the opening kick off for an 88 yard touchdown in a 46-19 win at Savannah. He also had a 25 yard touchdown reception and a 14 yard touchdown run all in the first half. <1995 season>

(James Jr Darr 1938)

(David White 1989)

(Dave Peterie 1955)

(Ethan Dockery 2000)

 Sept 23rd

1915 - The season opened with a 16-0 loss to an Alumni team of former Hornet players. All of the scoring took place in the second half including an 85 yard touchdown The team finished 1-4 on the season with the only win coming against a team of students who challenged the team at the end of the season <1915 season>
1937 - Chillicothe right halfback Lowell Owen scored on a 65 yard run in the 4th quarter in a 13-6 win at Richmond <1937 season>
1955 - Dave Peterie had a 93 yard interception return for a first quarter touchdown to tie the game at 6-6 against Unionville. It would be the last score of the game <1955 season>
1966 - Chillicothe had a blocked punt  recover, a blocked punt  return and an interception all in the 4th quarter in a 34-0 win at Marceline <1966 season>
1977 - Marshall scored on a 5 yard run with 2:03 left in the game to beat Chillicothe 8-0
<1977 season>
2000 - Halfback Ethan Dockery completed a 5 yard touchdown pass to Levi Yardley, with Alex Minnis kicking the extra point to beat #9 ranked Savannah 13-12. The Savages, a semi-finalist the previous year, were stopped by the Hornets defense at the 1 yard line on the final play of the game to secure the win. The game was played on a Saturday after being rained out the previous night.
<2000 season>

 Sept 24th
(Butch Davis 1965)

1920 - Chillicothe's Left Halfback Bobby Castle ran for five touchdowns in a 56-0 win over Maysville. <1920 Season>
1942 - Roger Englert and Harold Ashbrook each had 2 touchdown runs and each returned an interception for a touchdown in a 40-6 afternoon season opening win against Cameron. <1942 season>
1943 - Tom Saale had 2 touchdowns and Larry Saale had 1 in a 27-6 season opening win over Hamilton <1943 season>

1948 - Chillicothe had touchdowns from Sonny Kenny, Dale Brown and John Grace in a 21-6 win at Unionville. All three extra point conversions were passes <1948 season>

(Bobby Castle 1920)

1965 - Butch Davis had all three touchdowns in a 22-0 win over Marceline. Davis would go on to be a starting Defensive Back for University of Missouri then would play several years in the NFL for Chicago and Green Bay. <1965 season>
1976 - Quarterback Kent Hanan threw a touchdown pass and ran for a touchdown in a 14-8 win over Marshall <1976 season>
1999 - David Wolf threw for two touchdowns in the first quarter and a third one in the fourth quarter in a 42-0 win at Smithville <1999 season>

2004 - St Joseph Benton scored the first points in the game but Chillicothe cranked it up in a 52-18 Hornets win <2004 season>

Sept 25th

(Kent Hanan 1976)

(Butch Clark 1959)

(Wyatt Pickering 1998

1953 - Chillicothe rushed for 210 yards and passed for 134 yards in a 25-6 Conference win over Unionville <1953 season>
1959 - Vince Turner rushed for two touchdowns and caught two Butch Clark touchdown passes in a 33-7 win over Marceline. The Hornets had 182 passing yards in just 5 completions
<1959 season>
1970 - Chillicothe's defense had two interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries while holding their opponent to just 29 total yards in a 40-6 win over Kansas City Central
<1970 season>
1981 - Kelly Mason hit Shawn Benson for a 5 yard touchdown pass to beat Jefferson City Helias 23-16 in overtime <1981 season>
1987 - David White had 144 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns plus a pick 6 on defense in a 35-0 win over Maryville. Mike Jones also had a 15 yard blocked punt return for a touchdown
<1987 season>
1998 - Wyatt Pickering had 4 rushing touchdowns and caught a David Wolf touchdown pass in a 34-3 win over Smithville  <1998 season>
2015 - Lafayette passed for nearly 300 yards but also lost 4 fumbles, threw one interception and lost the game to Chillicothe 23-15. <2015 season>


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