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THE Game
<Basketball Records>     <1981-82 Season Results>


     When Chillicothe hit the Hearnes Center floor in March 1982, few people were giving the defending State Champions a chance against legendary basketball powerhouse St Louis Vashon. The Hornets under the guidance of Coach Rich Fairchild calmly showed a stunned Hearnes Center crowd patience, teamwork and incredible desire to calmly pick apart the nationally ranked Vashon team. Coach Fairchild used just a hand full of players to pull off one of the biggest upsets in Hornets history, 61-53. The next day however, The Hornets could not duplicate that feat and lost the title game to Logan-Rogersville 61-57.
          Vashon would have to wait 16 seasons for a rematch. They would fair no better in front of a packed Hornets Field House on a cold Saturday in December 1997, when a half court shot at the buzzer failed, and Chillicothe again upended Vashon 50-49.


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