1961 Chillicothe Hornets

1st Row:
Coach Hayes, Dick Phillips, Gary Hurst, Jerry Norman, Wayne Cunningham, David Walker, Larry Hall,
Ronnie Rinehart, Jim Hansen, Charles Roberts, Bill Hutchinson, Bud Palmer, Ast. Coach Saunders. 2nd Row:
David Roath, Larry Walker, Dick Saccaro, Jim Cunningham, Sandy Bigelow, David Daniels, Kenneth Irvin,
Bill Stucker, Arley McCormick, Van Swearingen, David Austin. 3rd Row: Jim Lambert, Clay Smith, Bud Hamilton
Chuck Pugh, Bill Plumber, Eddie Mason, Tom Campbell, Joe Rinehart, Dennis Bates, Tom Boenher, David Neiman. 4th Row: Donald Poage, Ast. Coach Stephens, Robert Haas, John Ford, Danny Kiple, J. T. Oliver, Alan Thompson

Record 4 - 5 Points For 72
NCMC Record 2 - 5 Points Against 98
       
 
LE  Dick Hawkins 5'11" 150 Sr
      Charles Roberts 5'10" 150 So (8) 
LT  Lyle Anson 5'11" 170 Sr
LG Ron Rinehart 5'6" 145 Sr
      Elliott Bigelow 150 Sr (5)
      David Walker 5'11" 150 Sr (7)
  C  Ken Irvin 6'0" 200 Sr
RG  David Walker 5'11" 150 Sr
       Elliott Bigelow 150 Sr (7)
RT  Wayne Cunningham 5'8" 210 Jr
RE  Jerry Norman 5'10" 170 Jr
QB  Bill Hutchinson 5'8" 135 Sr
FB  Gary Hurst 5'9" 150 Sr
       Larry Walker 6'0" 185 Sr (6)
       Gary Hurst (8)
LHB Charles "Bud" Palmer 5'6" 165 Sr
RHB Dick Phillips 5'8" 150 Jr
        Van Swearingen (4)
        Dick Phillips (5)

 Fri Sept. 8 at Carrollton Won  7 - 0
Chillicothe 0 0 7 0
Carrollton 0 0 0 0

3rd

Chi Bud Palmer 40 yard interception return Kick 7 - 0
  CHS Car

1st Downs

6 5

Rushing

155 73

Passing

0/8-0 3/8-29

Int

0 1

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

75 45
 

Fri Sept. 15 at St Joseph Lafayette Won  6 - 0
Chillicothe 0 0 0 6
St Joseph Lafayette 0 0 0 0
4th Chi Kenneth Irvin 12 yard fumble return K Fail 6 - 0
  CHS Laf

1st Downs

8 7

Rushing

161 77

Passing

2/4-(-4) 5/15-71

Int

2 0

Fumbles

2 2

Penalties

95 20
Rushing Leaders  
Bud Palmer 11/83 0
Gary Hurst 19/76 0
   
   
   

Fri Sept. 29 *Marceline Lost 7 - 20
Chillicothe 0 7 0 0
Marceline 0 6 7 7
2nd Mar Fred Kelly blocked punt return K Fail 0 - 6
2nd Chi Bud Palmer 56 yard run Kick 7 - 6
3rd Mar Joe Cupp to John O'Dell 59 yard pass Run 7 - 13
4th Mar Larry Glenn blocked punt recovery Run 7 - 20
  CHS Mar

1st Downs

8 1

Rushing

172 75

Passing

2/7-24 2/10-68

Int

2 0

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

20 50
 

Fri Oct. 6 *at Unionville Lost  6 - 26
Chillicothe 0 0 0 6
Unionville 7 13 6 0
1st Uni Coleman Quint 48 yard run Run 0 - 7
2nd Uni Jackie Jobe to Bob Schoonover 18 yard pass Run 0 - 14
2nd Uni Coleman Quint 15 yard run K Fail 0 - 20
3rd Uni Bob Abbott 71 yard run K Fail 0 - 26
4th Chi David Austin to Bud Palmer 63 yard pass K Fail 6 - 26
  CHS Uni

1st Downs

10 13

Rushing

82 146

Passing

6/14-185 6/8-118

Int

1 0

Fumbles

4 2

Penalties

40 75
Rushing Leaders  
Bud Palmer 46 yards .
Gary Hurst 12 yards .
   
   
   

Wed Oct. 11 *at Milan Lost  14 - 20
Chillicothe 0 0  7 7
Milan 7 0 13 0
1st Mil Don Nickell 2 yard run Run 0 - 7
3rd Mil Gary VanNorsdel 13 yard run Run 0 - 14
3rd Chi Bud Palmer 35 yard run Kick 7 - 14
3rd Mil Don Nickell 1 yard run K Fail 7 - 20
4th Chi Gary Hurst 2 yard run Kick 14 - 20
  CHS Mil

1st Downs

9 13

Rushing

128 185

Passing

4/12-41 1/3-14

Int

0 1

Fumbles

3 2

Penalties

40 35
Rushing Leader  
Charles Palmer 11/76 .
   
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 20 *Brookfield Won  19 - 0
Chillicothe 0 7 6 6
Brookfield 0 0 0 0
2nd CHi Larry Walker 5 yard run Kick 7 - 0
3rd Chi Van Swearingen 11 yard run K Fail 13 - 0
4th Chi Bud Palmer 74 yard run K Fail 19 - 0
  CHS Bro

1st Downs

10 11

Rushing

32/245 39

Passing

1/3-30 9/20-78

Int

1 2

Fumbles

2 0

Penalties

10 0
Rushing  
Bud Palmer 10/110 .
Dick Phillips 7/42 .
Van Swearingen 3/35 .
Gary Hurst 4/26 .
Larry Walker 5/17 .
Bill Hutchinson 4/6 .
David Roath 13 .

Fri Oct. 27 *Kirksville Lost  6 - 14
Chillicothe 0 6 0 0
Kirksville 0 7 7 0
2nd Chi Bud Palmer 62 yard run K Fail 6 - 0
2nd Kir Dick Mason 72 yard interception Kick 6 - 7
3rd Kir Skip Grossnickle 5 yard run Kick 6 - 14
  CHS Kir

1st Downs

11 10

Rushing

233 153

Passing

0/2-0 3/11-188

Int

1 0

Fumbles

3 2

Penalties

35 40
Rushing Leaders  
Bud Palmer 19/145 .
Larry Walker 9/51 .
Dick Phillips 9/41 .
   
   

Fri Nov. 3 *at Macon Lost  0 - 12
Chillicothe 0 0 0 0
Macon 6 0 6 0
1st Mac Kenny Duncan 2 yard run K Fail 0 - 6
3rd Mac Dick Carter 5 yard run R Fail 0 - 12
  CHS Mac

1st Downs

10 4

Rushing

87 98

Passing

2/15-20 0/2-0

Int

1 1

Fumbles

4 3

Penalties

15 5
Rushing Leaders  
Gary Hurst 14/52 .
Bud Palmer 48 yards .
   
   
   

Fri Nov. 10 *Trenton (Homecoming) Won  7 - 6
Chillicothe 0 0 0 7
Trenton 6 0 0 0
1st Tre Jim Hatfield 1 yard run R Fail 0 - 6
4th Chi Bill Hutchinson 6 yard run (1:45 left) Kick 7 - 9
    Queen: Jolita Jamison    
  CHS Tre

1st Downs

10 13

Rushing

154 195

Passing

0/6-0 0/4-0

Int

3 0

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

35 25
Rushing Leaders  
Bud Palmer 9/67 .
Gary Hurst 11/35 .
Dick Phillips 5/30 .
Bill Hutchinson 6/25 .
Larry Walker 3/9 .

NCMC    
Unionville 5 - 0 - 2 5 - 1 - 2
Marceline 5 - 1 - 1 7 - 1 - 1
Kirksville 5 - 2 6 - 3
Milan 4 - 3 7 - 3
Marceline 2 - 3 - 2 3 - 4 - 2
Chillicothe 2 - 5 4 - 5
Trenton 1 - 3 - 3 3 - 3 - 3
Brookfield 0 - 7 1 - 9
All District
2nd Team
RB - Charles Palmer
Honorable Mention
E - Jerry Norman
T - Lyle Anson
G - David Walker
All Conference Team
*not found*

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