1969 Chillicothe Hornets

Row 1:
Ast Coach Saunders, Ken Collier, Ted Hicks, Mike Fair, Mike Reeter, Bob Benson, David Wolf, Sherm
Smith, Mike Turner, Ardell Johnson, Tom Dorsey, Brent Anderson, George Hutchinson, Coach Fairchild.
Row 2:
Ast. Coach Russell, Gehrig Coleman, David Grouse, Ben Patchen, Dana Gully, Steve Bruce, Dick
Brockmeier, Larry Shields, Ed Thomas, Jim Wildman, Don Murrell, Tim Kille, Scott Lindley, Sam Metz, Steve
Timmons, Mark Krautmann, Nick Keeley. Row 3: Mel Cook, Danny Boylan, Lee Terpstra, John Dudley, Everett
Balman, Tom Ellison, Jim Valbracht, David Watson, Bill Tharp, Rick Goddard, Rick Perry, John Parks, David
Lauhoff, Teddy Tucker, Jim Graham, Kent Paluga. Row 4: Bob Conrad, Rick Olenhouse, Larry Clinefelter,
Marshall Bigelow, Chris Halstead, Roger Hart, John Meyers, Doug Cleveland, Bob Stewart, Bill Riley, Pat
Ellison, Jim Carr, Jamie Goss, Vince Shields, Ron Koehly, David Churchill, Tom Gatson, John McClure
Full Roster   Season Statistics

Record 9 - 0 Points For 401
NCMC Record 7 - 0 Points Against  30
       
LE  Mike Turner 5'11" 170 Sr
LT  Sherm Smith 6'0" 190 Jr
LG  David Wood 5'7" 180 Sr
 C   Bob Benson 5'7" 172 Sr
RG  Mike Reeter 5'10" 170 Jr
RT  Mike Fair 6'2" 195 Jr
RE  Ted Hicks 5'11" 180 Sr
QB  Brent Anderson 5'10" 165 Jr
FB  Craig Wilson 6'1" 185 Sr
HB  Ardell Johnson 5'11" 165 Jr
HB  Tom Dorsey 5'10" 145 Sr
       Ed Thomas 5'10" 160 Sr (8)
       Tom Dorsey (9)
 
LE  George Hutchinson 6'6" 241 Sr
LT  Mike Fair 6'2" 195 Jr
NG Bernie Parks 5'8" 160 Sr
RT  Jim Wildman 6'1" 190 Sr
RE  Don Murrell 5'9" 145 Jr
OLB Mike Turner 5'11" 170 Sr
ILB  Ken Collier 5'9" 165 Sr
ILB  Sherm Smith 6'0" 190 Jr
OLB Ed Thomas 5'10" 160 Sr
DB  David Salle 5'11" 160 Sr
DB  Ardell Johnson 5'11" 165 Jr

 Fri Sept. 12 Carrollton Won  22 - 6
Chillicothe 9 7 0 6
Carrollton 0 0 0 6

1st

Chi Ted Hicks 33 yard field goal x 3 - 0
1st Chi Craig Wilson 33 yard run K Fail 9 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Mike Turner 6 yard pass Kick 16 - 0
4th Car Mike Skahan to Bud Wolf 39 yard pass P Fail 16 - 6
4th Chi Craig Wilson 3 yard run K Fail 22 - 6
    *First year for the two-point conversion*    
  CHS Car

1st Downs

16 6

Rushing

217 58

Passing

10/25-84 6/16-100

Int

1 0

Fumbles

0 3

Penalties

3/18 3/35

Fumble Recoveries - Mike Fair,
Dick Brockmeier, George Hutchinson
 

Leading Rushers Passing
Craig Wilson 22/121 Brent Anderson 10/25 - 84
Tom Dorsey 8/41 Leading Receivers
Ardell Johnson 4/18 Mike Turner 3/23
  Tom Dorsey 3/17
   
   
   
   
   
   

Fri Sept. 19 at St Joseph Lafayette Won  38 - 6
Chillicothe 6 13 13 6
St Joseph Lafayette 0  0  0 6
1st Chi Craig Wilson 3 yard run Fail 6 - 0
2nd Chi Craig Wilson 7 yard run Kick 13 - 0
2nd Chi Ted Hicks 54 yard interception return K Fail 19 - 0
3rd Chi Ardell Johnson 25 yard run Kick 26 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Mike Turner 16 yard run Fail 32 - 0
4th Chi Ardell Johnson 95 yard run K Fail 38 - 0
4th Laf Dean Ward to Ray Butler 3 yard pass (23 seconds left) R Fail 38 - 6
  CHS Laf

1st Downs

19 11

Rushing

318 57

Passing

7/11-103 8/25-85

Int

1 1

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

10/82 2/25

Interception - Ted Hicks

Rushing Leaders Passing Leaders
Ardell Johnson 5/126 Brent Anderson 6/9-95
Craig Wilson 14/85 Mike Turner 1/2-8
Tom Dorsey 9/65  
<6 others>  
   
   
   
   

Fri Sept. 26 *at Unionville Won  42 - 0
Chillicothe 21 12 6 3
Unionville  0  0 0 0
1st Chi Ardell Johnson 39 yard run Kick 7 - 0
1st Chi Brent Anderson to Ardell Johnson 53 yard pass Kick 14 - 0
1st Chi Craig Wilson 23 yard run Kick 21 - 0
2nd Chi Ed Thomas 34 yard interception return K Fail 27 - 0
2nd Chi Tom Dorsey 1 yard run K Fail 33 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Ted Hicks 27 yard pass K Fail 39 - 0
4th Chi Ted Hicks 29 yard field goal x 42 - 0
    *rain in the second half*    
  CHS Uni

1st Downs

15 8

Rushing

202 80

Passing

5/10-176 5/11-85

Int

0 1

Fumbles

0 4

Penalties

8/60 2/20

Interception - Mike Turner
Fumble Recovery - Mike Turner,
Sherm Smith, Ted Hicks, Rick Perry
Rushing leaders Passing
Craig Wilson 7/55 Brent Anderson 4/8-148
Ardell Johnson 2/44 Ron Koehly 1/2-28
<12 others> Receiving Leaders
  Ardell Johnson 2/105
   
   
   
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 3 *at Milan Won  68 - 0
Chillicothe 20 25 16 7
Milan  0  0  0 0
1st Chi Craig Wilson 10 yard run Kick 7 - 0
1st Chi Ardell Johnson 43 yard run K Fail 13 - 0
1st Chi Brent Anderson to Ted Hicks 5 yard pass Kick 20 - 0
2nd Chi Ed Thomas 23 yard interception return K Fail 26 - 0
2nd Chi Ardell Johnson 12 yard run K Fail 32 - 0
2nd Chi Ken Collier 1 yard run K Fail 38 - 0
2nd Chi Ken Collier 1 yard run Kick 45 - 0
3rd Chi Ken Collier 28 yard run Kick 52 - 0
3rd Chi Tom Ellison 3 yard run K Fail 58 - 0
3rd Chi Ted Hicks 27 yard field goal x 61 - 0
4th Chi Tom Ellison 2 yard run Kick 68 - 0
  CHS  

1st Downs

22 14

Rushing

47/307 49

Passing

8/13-75 4/11-38

Int

0 6

Fumbles

1 2

Penalties

4/47 7/70

Interceptions - Sherm Smith (2)
Rick Perry, Ed Thomas,
Steve Bruce, Jim Carr
Fumble Recovery - Mel Cooke,
Unknown

Rushing Passing
Ardell Johnson 4/80 Brent Anderson 4/8-52
Ken Collier 8/55 Ron Koehly 3/3-20
Craig Wilson 6/45 Rick Goddard 1/2-3
Tom Dorset 5/38 Receiving
Tom Ellison 7/28 Ken Collier 1/27
Rick Perry 4/14 Hidemi (Sam) Metz 2/12
Steve Bruce 3/13 Ardell Johnson 1/10
Ed Thomas 3/12 Don Murrell 1/10
Brent Anderson 1/10 Bill Tharp 1/8
Hidemi (Sam) Metz 2/9 Ted Hicks 1/5
Ron Koehly 3/6 Rick Perry 1/3
Rick Goddard 1/(-4) x
   

Fri Oct. 11 *Brookfield Won  42 - 0
Chillicothe 12 14 8 8
Brookfield  0  0 0 0
1st Chi Craig Wilson 5 yard run K Fail 6 - 0
1st Chi Brent Anderson to Tom Dorsey 5 yard pass K Fail 12 - 0
2nd Chi Ardell Johnson 25 yard run P Fail 18 - 0
2nd Chi Sherm Smith 25 yard interception return Run 26 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Mike Turner 20 yard pass Run 34 - 0
4th Chi Brent Anderson 9 yard run Run 42 - 0
    *rain early in the game*    
  CHS Bro

1st Downs

14 9

Rushing

30/228 128

Passing

6/12-56 0/3-0

Int

0 1

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

4/40 1/3

Interception - Sherm Smith

Rushing Passing
Craig Wilson 12/93 Brent Anderson 6/12-56
Ardell Johnson 6/81 Receiving
Ed Thomas 4/23 Mike Turner 2/36
Ken Collier Ted Hicks 2/15
Brent Anderson 2/9 Tom Dorsey 1/4
Tom Dorsey 2/2 Ed Thomas 1/1
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 17 *Kirksville Won  42 - 6
Chillicothe 14 14 14 0
Kirksville  0  0  0 6
1st Chi Mike Turner to Ted Hicks 10 yard pass Kick 7 - 0
1st Chi Craig Wilson 2 yard run Kick 14 - 0
2nd Chi Tom Dorsey 80 yard run Kick 21 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Ardell Johnson 27 yard pass Kick 28 - 0
3rd Chi Craig Wilson 5 yard run Kick 35 - 0
3rd Chi Sherm Smith 36 yard interception Kick 42 - 0
4th Kir Mike Crist to Steve Shelby 16 yard pass K Fail 42 - 6
  CHS Kir

1st Downs

20 13

Rushing

36/218 168

Passing

14/27-164 3/14-23

Int

1 4

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

7/35 4/50

Interceptions - Ardell Johnson (2)
Sherm Smith, Larry Shields
Fumble Recovery - Unknown

Rushing Passing
Tom Dorsey 2/81 Brent Anderson 12/24-152
Craig Wilson 11/72 Ron Koehly 1/2-2
Ardell Johnson 7/35 Mike Turner 1/1-10
Tom Ellison 5/30 Receiving
Ken Collier 3/18 Ardell Johnson 4/71
Ed Thomas 3/13 Ed Thomas 3/47
Mike Turner 1/1 Mike Turner 3/29
Brent Anderson 2/(-16) Ted Hicks 1/10
Ron Koehly 2/(-17) Steve Bruce 2/6
  Rick Perry 1/2
   

Fri Oct. 24 *at Macon Won  41 - 0
Chillicothe 0 12 10 19
Macon 0  0  0  0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Ardell Johnson 68 yard pass K Fail 6 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Ted Hicks 40 yard pass K Fail 12 - 0
3rd Chi Ted Hicks 6 yard run Kick 19 - 0
3rd Chi Ted Hicks 28 yard field goal x 22 - 0
4th Chi Ed Thomas 43 yard interception K Fail 28 - 0
4th Chi Brent Anderson to Ed Thomas 51 yard pass Kick 35 - 0
4th Chi Brent Anderson to Ardell Johnson 61 yard pass K Fail 41 - 0
  CHS Mac

1st Downs

14 8

Rushing

28/163 22

Passing

9/19-315 9/27-89

Int

1 3

Fumbles

2 0

Penalties

9/95 2/10

Interceptions
Ed Thomas (2), Ardell Johnson

Rushing Receiving
Craig Wilson 15/112 Ardell Johnson 4/146
Ardell Johnson 7/50 Ed Thomas 2/90
Tom Dorsey 3/10 Ted Hicks 1/40
Brent Anderson 3/(-9) Tom Dorsey 1/31
Passing Mike Turner 1/8
Brent Anderson 9/19-315 x
   
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 31 *Marceline Won  56 - 0
Chillicothe 12 31 7 6
Marceline  0  0 0 0
1st Chi Craig Wilson 86 yard run (1st play) K Fail 6 - 0
1st Chi Brent Anderson 24 yard run K Fail 12 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Ed Thomas 35 yard pass K Fail 18 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Steve Bruce 30 yard pass Kick 25 - 0
2nd Chi Brent Anderson to Ed Thomas 10 yard pass K Fail 31 - 0
2nd Chi Craig Wilson run Kick 38 - 0
2nd Chi Safety: David Grouse sacks quarterback in the end zone x 40 - 0
2nd Chi Ted Hicks 34 yard field goal x 43 - 0
3rd Chi Tom Ellison 4 yard run Kick 50 - 0
4th Chi Sam Metz 16 yard fumble return Fail 56 - 0
    *Two Chillicothe touchdowns were called back by penalties*    
  CHS Mar

1st Downs

14 4

Rushing

42/301 24

Passing

6/14-103 5/19-20

Int

0 2

Fumbles

1 4

Penalties

4/45 6/50

Interceptions - Dick Brockmeier,
Ardell Johnson
Fumble Recovery - Kenny Minor
John Parks, Sam Metz, Unknown

Rushing Passing
Craig Wilson 12/174 Brent Anderson 3/4-95
Steve Bruce 5/55 Ron Koehly 3/10-8
Tom Ellison 10/55 Receiving
Brent Anderson 1/24 Ed Thomas 2/51
Ken Collier 5/12 Steve Bruce 2/35
Sam Metz 2/12 Tom Ellison 1/10
Ron Koehly 2/8 Tom Stephens 1/7
Ardell Johnson 1/5 x
Ed Thomas 2/5 x
Rick Perry 1/4 x
Tom Gatson x
   

Tue Nov. 11 *Trenton (Homecoming) Won  50 - 12
Chillicothe 6 16 20  8
Trenton 0  0  0 12
1st Chi Craig Wilson 10 yard run K Fail 6 - 0
2nd Chi Craig Wilson 5 yard run Run 14 - 0
2nd Chi Craig Wilson 1 yard run Pass 22 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Mike Turner 35 yard pass Run 30 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Ed Thomas 12 yard pass K Fail 36 - 0
3rd Chi Brent Anderson to Ed Thomas 20 yard pass K Fail 42 - 0
4th Chi Brent Anderson to Steve Bruce 28 yard pass Pass 50 - 0
4th Tre Steve Sharp 1 yard run R Fail 50 - 6
4th Tre David Bain to Terry Leeper 44 yard pass R Fail 50 - 12
    Queen: Janan Jones    
    Note: Only games thru 11/9 counted towards playoff qualifying points    
  CHS Tre

1st Downs

23 13

Rushing

31/173 174

Passing

14/26-247 4/14-68

Int

1 1

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

3/35 3/35

Interception - Unknown

Rushing Passing
Craig Wilson 11/103 Brent Anderson 11/25-221
Tom Dorsey 7/43 Mike Turner 1/3-12
Ardell Johnson 6/30 Tom Dorsey 1/1-6
Steve Bruce 1/18 Ron Koehly 1/1-8
Ken Collier 2/6 Receiving
Ed Thomas 1/1 Mike Turner 3/55
Brent Anderson 1/(-1) Ardell Johnson 3/50
Ron Koehly 1/(-3) Tom Dorsey 2/48
x Ed Thomas 3/47
x Steve Bruce 1/29
x Ted Hicks 2/18
   

NCMC    
Chillicothe 7 - 0 9 - 0
Trenton 6 - 1 6 - 3
Kirksville 4 - 3 5 - 4
Macon 4 - 3 5 - 5
Brookfield 4 - 3 4 - 5
Unionville 2 - 5 3 - 7
Milan 0 - 6 - 1 0 - 8 - 1
Marceline 0 - 6 - 1 0 - 9 - 1
All Conference
1st Team
QB - Brent Anderson
RB - Craig Wilson
OE - Mike Turner
OE - Ted Hicks
OT - Sherm Smith
LB - Sherm Smith
OT - Mike Fair
DB - Ardell Johnson
Honorable Mention
Ardell Johnson
All District
1st Team
QB - Brent Anderson
RB - Craig Wilson
OE - Ted Hicks
OT - Sherm Smith
Honorable Mention
OT - Mike Fair
RB - Ardell Johnson
OE - Mike Turner
All State
1st Team
OT - Sherm Smith
Honorable Mention
QB - Brent Anderson
RB - Craig Wilson
OE - Ted Hicks

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