1968 Chillicothe Hornets

Row 1: Nick Keeley, Ben Patchen, Jerry Klinefelter, Dick Brockmeier, Tom Stevens, Scott Lindley, Dana Gully,
Curt Halstead, David Campbell, Jim Alford, Ron Koehly, David Grouse, Steve Bruce, Greg Crain. Row 2: Keith Wheller, Ted Hicks, Larry Hedrick, Bob Benson, Ken Collier, Mark Kraughtman, Mike Reeter, David Salle,
Ken Minor, David Wood, John Balman, Don Murrell, George Hutchinson. Row 3: Coach Fairchild, Ardell Johnson,
Mike Fair, Mike Turner, Don Jackson, Craig Wilson, Roger Bousum, Keith Ware, Jim Wood, Steve Fair, Ron
Eisaman, Randy Frost, Larry Zimmer, Larry Shields, Ast. Coach Russell. Row 4: Leland baker, Sherm Smith,
Bernie Parks, Jim Norwood, Ben Chauvin, Joe Murrell, Gerry Coult, Shane Ferguson, Buddy Beetsma, Brent
Anderson, Phil Willard, Lee Parsons, Bob Brockmeier, Ast Coach Saunders, Dennis McCormick
Full Roster   Season Statistics

Record 8-0-1 Points For 313
NCMC Record 6-0-1 Points Against  41
       
LE  Randy Frost 6'2" 145 Sr
LT  Sherm Smith 6'0" 190 So
LG  Shane Ferguson 5'6" 160 Sr
       Ron Eisaman 5'10" 150 Sr (3)
       Shane Ferguson (4)
  C  Ben Chauvin 5'9" 165 Sr
RG  Gerry Coult 5'9" 165 Sr
RT  Roger Bousum 6'1" 190 Sr
RE  Keith Ware 6'1" 170 Sr
QB  Brent Anderson 5'10" 150 Sr
FB  Craig Wilson 6'2" 175 Jr
HB  Jim Norwood 5'5" 145 Sr
       Phil Willard 5'9" 170 Sr (3)
HB  Joe Murrell 5'10" 170 Sr
 
LE  Randy Frost 6'2" 145 Sr
LT  Roger Bousum 6'1" 190 Sr
NG  Mike Fair 6'1" 180 So
RT  Don Jackson 6'2" 200 Sr
RE  Keith Ware 6'1" 170 Sr
LB  Shane Ferguson 5'6" 160 Sr
LB  Sherm Smith 6'0" 190 Sr
CB  Bob Brockmeier 5'8" 160 Sr
CB  Joe Murrell 5'10" 170 Sr
DB  Buddy Beetsma 5'11" 165 Sr
DB  Phil Willard 5'9" 170 Sr

 Fri Sept. 13 at Carrollton Won  25 - 7
Chillicothe 0 9 6 10
Carrollton 7 0 0 0

1st

Car Kim Reed 95 yard interception return ** Kick 0 - 7
2nd Chi Craig Wilson 3 yard run K Fail 6 - 7
2nd Chi Joe Murrell 24 yard field goal x 9 - 7
3rd Chi Jim Norwood 13 yard run K Fail 15 - 7
4th Chi Joe Murrell 23 yard run Kick 22 - 7
4th Chi Joe Murrell 31 yard field goal (:03) x 25 - 7
** Brent Anderson's first varsity pass attempt
  CHS Car

1st Downs

22 6

Rushing

303 (-3)

Passing

4/13-79 1/11-35

Int

1 2

Fumbles

1 1

Penalties

8/60 6/40

Interceptions - Joe Murrell, Lee Parsons
Fumble Recover - Keith Ware

Rushing Leaders x
Craig Wilson 23/123 x
Jim Murrell 15/123 x
Joe Norwood 10/41  
   
   
   
   
   
   

Fri Sept. 20 St Joseph Lafayette Won  34 - 0
Chillicothe 7 6 14 7
St Joseph Lafayette 0 0  0 0
1st Chi Jim Norwood 41 yard run Kick 7 - 0
2nd Chi Bob Brockmeier 30 yard run K Fail 13 - 0
3rd Chi Craig Wilson 3 yard run Kick 20 - 0
3rd Chi Jim Norwood 35 yard run Kick 27 - 0
4th Chi Craig Wilson 5 yard run Kick 34 - 0
  CHS Laf

1st Downs

15 3

Rushing

336 51

Passing

1/3-6 4/15-31

Int

0 4

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

6/70 1/15

Interceptions - Buddy Beetsma (4)
Fumble Recovery - Unknown

Rushing Leaders Passing
Craig Wilson 25/121 Brent Anderson 1/1-6
Jim Norwood 10/109 Mike Turner 0/2-0
Joe Murrell 7/77 x
   
   
   
   
   
   

Fri Sept. 27 *at Marceline Won  27 - 0
Chillicothe 0 0 13 14
Marceline 0 0  0  0
3rd Chi Craig Wilson 8 yard run K Fail 6 - 0
3rd Chi Craig Wilson 8 yard run Kick 13 - 0
4th Chi Phil Willard to Randy Frost 23 yard pass Kick 20 - 0
4th Chi Bob Brockmeier 5 yard run Kick  27 - 0
  CHS Mar

1st Downs

11 2

Rushing

253 20

Passing

3/11-60 2/10-20

Int

0 2

Fumbles

2 3

Penalties

4/40 2/20
Interceptions  Fumble Recoveries
Buddy Beetsma - 2 Keith Ware
x Randy Frost
x Don Jackson 
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 4th *Unionville Tie 6 - 6
Chillicothe 0 0 6 0
Unionville 0 0 0 6
3rd Chi Brent Anderson 1 yard run K Fail 6 - 0
4th Uni Ed Brundage 1 yard run K Fail 6 - 6
  CHS Uni

1st Downs

7 11

Rushing

115 124

Passing

2/5-5 5/15-41

Int

2 2

Fumbles

1 3

Penalties

3/25 3/15
Interceptions Fumble Recovery
Buddy Beetsma Unknown
Unknown x
   
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 11th *Milan Won  79 - 0
Chillicothe 19 20 19 21
Milan  0  0  0  0
1st Quarter - 5 yard run, 4 yard run, 14 yard pass
2nd Quarter - 16 yard run, 35 yard pass, 29 yard pass
3rd Quarter - 37 yard run, 16 yard pass, 22 yard pass
4th Quarter - 48 yard interception, 50 yard pass, 9 yard pass
Craig Wilson - 2 rushing touchdowns, Jim Norwood, Bob Brockmeier, Phil Willard 1 rushing touchdown each
Receiving Touchdowns: Randy Frost, Keith Ware, Ardell Johnson, Ted Hicks 22 yard catch, Mike Reeter 50 yard catch, Roger Bousum 16 yard catch
Touchdown Passes: Brent Anderson (2), Mike Turner (3), David Grouse (1),
Buddy Beetsma 48 yard interception
Extra Points: Joe Murrell 5/9, Phil Willard 1/2, Mike Turner 1/1
 *Exact details not known*
  CHS Mil

1st Downs

22 2

Rushing

186 53

Passing

12/20-287 3/16-20

Int

1 2

Fumbles

2 3

Penalties

6/70 6/50
Rushing Interceptions
13 ball carriers Buddy Beetsma
Passing Unknown
4 quarterbacks Fumble Recoveries
Receiving Unknown
9 players with a catch x
   

Fri Oct. 18th *at Brookfield Won  54 - 7
Chillicothe 14 13 14 13
Brookfield  7  0  0  0
1st Bro Galen Holloway 83 yard interception Kick 0 - 7
1st Chi Craig Wilson 4 yard run Kick 7 - 7
1st Chi Craig Wilson 4 yard run Kick 14 - 7
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Phil Willard 35 yard pass Kick 21 - 7
2nd Chi Craig Wilson 4 yard run (:32 left) K Fail 27 - 7
3rd Chi Phil Willard 8 yard run Kick 34 - 7
3rd Chi Craig Wilson 1 yard run Kick 41 - 7
4th Chi Mike Turner 8 yard run Kick 48 - 7
4th Chi Dick Brockmeier 18 yard run K Fail 54 - 7
  CHS Bro

1st Downs

22 3

Rushing

55/385 45

Passing

5/17-102 0/5-0

Int

2 0

Fumbles

1 1

Penalties

6/50 2/30

Fumble Recovery - Randy Frost

Rushing Receiving
Jim Norwood 12/164 Phil Willard 4/92
Phil Willard 10/55 Jim Norwood 1/10
Craig Wilson 14/53 x
Ardell Johnson 3/25 x
Dick Brockmeier 2/24 x
Mike Turner 4/22 x
Joe Murrell 4/19 x
Ken Collier 2/18 x
Brent Anderson 3/9 x
Bob Brockmeier x
   

Fri Oct. 25 *at Kirksville Won  17 - 7
Chillicothe 3 7 0 7
Kirksville 0 0 7 0
1st Chi Joe Murrell 33 yard field goal . 3 - 0
2nd Chi Phil Willard to Keith ware 17 yard pass Kick 10 - 0
3rd Kir Mike Hoffman to Rick Riley 36 yard pass Kick 10 - 7
4th Chi Brent Anderson to Jim Norwood 5 yard pass Kick 17 - 7
    *3,800 fans in attendance*    
  CHS Kir

1st Downs

9 14

Rushing

149 148

Passing

7/10-87 9/15-113

Int

0 1

Fumbles

1 2

Penalties

7/95 3/75

Interceptions - Buddy Beetsma
Joe Murrell
Fumble Recovery - Shane Ferguson

Rushing Receiving
Craig Wilson 15/78 Randy Frost 1/32
Phil Willard 9/35 Keith Ware 2/25
Jim Norwood 6/18 Jim Norwood 3/39
Brent Anderson 5/12 Phil Willard 1/11
Joe Murrell 2/6 x
   
   
   
   
   
   

Fri Nov. 1st *Macon (Homecoming) Won  45 - 7
Chillicothe 0 14 14 17
Macon 0  0  7 0
2nd Chi Craig Wilson 8 yard run Kick 7 - 0
2nd Chi Phil Willard to Keith Ware 20 yard pass Kick 14 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Phil Willard 13 yard pass Kick 21 - 0
3rd Chi Joe Murrell 4 yard run Kick 28 - 0
3rd Mac Jim Reed to Nate Walker 21 yard pass Kick 28 - 7
4th Chi Mike Turner to Keith Ware 29 yard pass Kick 35 - 7
4th Chi Joe Murrell 22 yard field goal x 38 - 7
4th Chi Ardell Johnson 8 yard run Kick 45 - 7
    Queen: Cheryl Neal    
  CHS Mac

1st Downs

29 9

Rushing

259 56

Passing

14/25-260 10/23-66

Int

1 3

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

50 5

Interceptions - Shane Ferguson
Unknown

Rushing Leader Receiving
Craig Wilson 10/92 Keith Ware 5/128
10 other players Phil Willard 5/57
Passing  
Brent Anderson 10/16-149  
Phil Willard 2/3-31  
Mike Turner 2/6-64  
   
   
   
   
   

Mon Nov. 11 *at Trenton Won  27 - 7
Chillicothe 12 6 9 0
Trenton 0 0 0 7
1st Chi Brent Anderson to Randy Frost 16 yard pass K Fail 6 - 0
1st Chi Brent Anderson to Jim Norwood 28 yard pass K Fail 12 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Phil Willard 45 yard pass (:52 left) K Fail 18 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Phil Willard 58 yard pass Kick 25 - 0
3rd Chi Safety: Shane Ferguson tackled Gary Southers in the end zone x 27 - 0
4th Tre Steve Sharp 1 yard run Run 27 - 7
  CHS Tre

1st Downs

17 5

Rushing

127 (-14)

Passing

9/18-206 3/10-24

Int

1 1

Fumbles

2 1

Penalties

9/73 1/5
Passing Interceptions
Brent Anderson 9/18-206 Bob Brockmeier
Receiving Fumble Recoveries
Phil Willard 4/121 Mike Fair
   
   
   

NCMC    
Chillicothe 6 - 0 - 1 8 - 0 - 1
Kirksville 5 - 2 7 - 2
Trenton 5 - 2 6 - 3
Unionville 4 - 2 - 1 6 - 3 - 1
Marceline 3 - 4 4 - 6
Brookfield 2 - 5 4 - 5
Macon 2 - 5 3 - 7
Milan 0 - 7 1 - 8
All Conference
1st Team
RB - Phil Willard
OT - Roger Bousum
OG - Shane Ferguson
OE - Keith Ware
 
 
 
 
Northwest All District
1st Team
RB - Phil Willard
OE - Keith Ware
OG - Shane Ferguson
Honorable Mention
OT - Roger Bousum
RB - Craig Wilson
Northeast All District
First Team
RB - Phil Willard
Honorable Mention
OE - Keith Ware
OG - Shane Ferguson
All State
Honorable Mention
RB - Phil Willard
OE - Keith Ware
OG - Shane Ferguson
 

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