1972 Chillicothe Hornets

Row 1: Dave Neal, Mark Putnam, Steve Koehly, Mike Wood, Chad Glover, Steve Gastineau, Dave Baker, Chip Vanlandingham, Scott Morts, Bill Keith. Row 2: Ed Daugherty, Mel Gregg, Bill Jewell, Troy Cramner, Dave Ginther, Ben Willard, Jim Lionberger, Steve Coult, Eugene Melte, Doug Gutshall, Greg Switzer, Mark Detweiler.
Row 3: Jim Constant, Allen Streiff, Gary Hart, Tim Way, Mark Granneman, Craig Myers, Mark Switzer, James
Littrell, Mike Pyrtle, Mickey Putnam, Dennis Hicklin. Row 4: Murray Mathew, Kim Davis, Steve Meehan, John Robertson, Mike Tripp, Steve Crawford, Bruce McCoy, David Saale, Tim Reed, Danny Ash, Kent Carlin.
Row 5: Mark Dupy, Gary Ashbrook, Sam Fleener, Jon Gilstrap, Mike Frizzell, Pat Meehan, Ed Tucker, Ron Keith, Chris Ellison, David Koehly. Row 6: Ast Coach Dayle Russell, Coach Bob Fairchild, Ast. Coach Daryle Danner.

Season Statistics

 

Record 10-1 Points For 340
NCMC. Record 5-0 Points Against 116
       
LE  Steve Gastineau 6'3" 170 Sr
LT  Chad Glover 5'11" 175 Sr
      Larry Clarke 6'3" 205 Sr (9)
LG  Troy Cranmer 5'9" 170 Jr
 C   David Baker 5'9" 175 Sr
RG Steve Coult 5'9" 155 Jr
      Eugene Melte 5'10" 160 Jr (6)
      Steve Coult (7)
RT  David Neal 5'10" 165 Sr
      Larry Clark 6'3" 205 Sr (8)
       Chad Glover (9)
RE  Jim Lionberger 5'11" 165 Jr
QB  Mike Wood 6'0" 155 Sr
FB  Mark Putnam 6'1" 200 Sr
HB Steve Koehly 5'10" 152 Sr
      David Ginther (8)
HB Ben Willard 5'8" 150 Jr
     David Ginther 5'10" 155 Jr (6)
     Ben Willard (7)
     Scott Morts 6'0" 165 Sr (8)
     Ben Willard (9)
 
LE  Jim Lionberger 5'11" 165 Jr
LT  Larry Clarke  6'3" 205 Sr
      Chad Glover (11)
NG Troy Cranmer 5'9" 170 Jr  /LG (2)
       Ron Neely 5'8" 155 Jr (6)
RT  Doug Gutshall 6'2" 195 Jr / RG (2)
       RG Ron Neely 5'8" 155 Jr (3)
       RT Doug Gutshall (6)
RE Steve Gastineau 6'3" 170 Sr / RT (2)
      RT Chad Glover 5'11" 175 Sr (3)
      RE Steve Gastineau (6)
      RE Bill Keith 5'8" 150 Sr (3, 4 and 5)
LB  David Neal 5'10" 165 Sr
       Mark Putnam 6'1" 200 Sr (5)
       David Neal (6)
       Troy Cranmer 5'9" 170 Jr (8)
LB  Mark Putnam 6'1" 200 Sr (1 & 2, 6-11)
CB David Ginther 5'10" 155 Jr / RE (2)
      Chip Vanlandingham (9)
CB Chip Vanlandingham 5'11" 160 Sr
      Bill Keith 5'8" 150 Sr (6)
DB Scott Morts 6'0" 165 Sr
DB  Steve Koehly 5'10" 152 Sr
       Chip Vanlandingham
       Ben Willard 5'8" 150 Jr (6)
       Steve Koehly (10)
*2nd week, put in six man front, two LBs, three DBs, then back to five man front in week six*
 

 Fri Sept 8 Cameron Won  34 - 0
Chillicothe 0 7 15 12
Cameron 0 0  0  0

2nd

Chi Mark Putnam 3 yard run Kick 7 - 0
3rd Chi Scott Morts 5 yard run Run 15 - 0
3rd Chi Mark Putnam 9 yard run Kick 22 - 0
4th Chi Mike Wood to Steve Koehly 5 yard pass K Fail 28 - 0
4th Chi Mark Putnam 4 yard run K Fail 34 - 0
  CHS Cam

1st Downs

16 3

Rushing

174 3

Passing

8/15-78 3/9-13

Int

2 0

Fumbles

2 2

Penalties

25 45

Interception
David Neal, Bill Keith
Fumble Recovery - David Neal

Rushing Passing
Mark Putnam 22/94 Mike Wood 6/12-47
Steve Koehly 11/41 Greg Switzer 2/3-31
Ben Willard Receiving
Scott Morts 2/7 Steve Gastineau 3/34
David Ginther 1/5 Steve Koehly 3/17
Mike Wood 2/1 Jim Lionberger 1/20
Greg Switzer 1/1 Ben Willard 1/7
Mel Gregg 1/(-1) .
   
   
   

Fri Sept 22 *Marshall Won  26 - 7
Chillicothe 6 6 0 14
Marshall 7 0 0  0
1st Mar Chuck Lynch to Jim Hammer 14 yard pass Kick 0 - 7
1st Chi Mark Putnam 2 yard run K Fail 6 - 7
2nd Chi Mike Wood 3 yard run P Fail 12 - 7
4th Chi Ron Neely fumble recovery in end zone Kick 19 - 7
4th Chi Mike Wood 1 yard run Kick 26 - 7
  CHS Mar

1st Downs

16 11

Rushing

205 58

Passing

1/7-(-7) 3/14-20

Int

0 2

Fumbles

1 2

Penalties

7/85 7/49

 

Rushing .
Mark Putnam 30/139 .
Steve Koehly 13/41 .
Ben Willard 6/26 .
Mike Wood 4/(-1) .
Passing .
Mike Wood 1/7-(-7) .
Receiving .
Steve Koehly 1/(-7) .
   

Fri Sept. 29 *Brookfield Won 54 - 20
Chillicothe 14 17 7 16
Brookfield  0  6 8  6
1st Chi Mark Putnam 63 yard run Pass 8 - 0
1st Chi Mike Wood to Steve Gastineau 11 yard pass R Fail 14 - 0
2nd Chi Steve Koehly 20 yard run Kick 21 - 0
2nd Chi Mike Wood to Steve Koehly 51 yard pass Kick 28 - 0
2nd Bro Jeff Wolfe 27 yard run R Fail 28 - 6
2nd Chi Troy Cranmer 30 yard field goal . 31 - 6
3rd Chi Mark Putnam 1 yard run Kick 38 - 6
3rd Bro David Brown 1 yard run Run 38 - 14
4th Chi Mark Putnam 10 yard run Run 46 - 14
4th Bro John Moore 24 yard run R Fail 46 - 20
4th Chi Mark Putnam 9 yard run Run 54 - 20
  CHS Bro

1st Downs

19 15

Rushing

268 170

Passing

12/29-186 4/14-45

Int

1 2

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

9/75 2/20

Interception - Steve Koehly (2)
Fumble Recovery
Chip Vanlandingham

Rushing Passing
Mark Putnam 25/227 Mike Wood 12/29-186
Steve Koehly 6/31 Receiving
Scott Morts 1/7 Steve Koehly 4/87
Ben Willard 2/5 Jim Lionberger 5/54
Tim Way 1/2 Scott Morts 1/38
David Ginther 1/(-2) Steve Gastineau 1/4
Mel Gregg 1/(-2) Ben Willard 1/3
   
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 6 at Savannah Won  24 - 6
Chillicothe 8 0 8 8
Savannah 0 0 6 0
1st Chi Ben Willard 5 yard run Pass 8 - 0
3rd Chi Mike Wood 1 yard run Run 16 - 0
3rd Sav Ben Bechtold 21 yard run R Fail 16 - 6
4th Chi Mike Wood to Jim Lionberger 7 yard pass Run 24 - 6
  CHS Sav

1st Downs

17 18

Rushing

204 193

Passing

6/17-51 4/16-85

Int

1 1

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

7/92 8/80

 

Rushing Passing
Mark Putnam 22/92 Mike Wood 6/17-51
Steve Koehly 7/45 Receiving
Mike Wood 3/16 Steve Koehly 1/19
Scott Morts 2/15 Jim Lionberger 2/15
Ben Willard 2/9 Steve Gastineau 1/11
Jim Lionberger 1/7 Ben Willard 2/6
   
   

Fri Oct. 13 *at Moberly Won  31 - 23
Chillicothe 0 12 13 6
Moberly 0 15  0 8
2nd Chi Steve Koehly 46 yard run R Fail 6 - 0
2nd Mob Robbie Fannin 11 yard run Pass 6 - 8
2nd Chi Steve Koehly 86 yard kick off return P Fail 12 - 8
2nd Mob Randy Winkler to Rick Vestal 12 yard pass Kick 12 - 15
3rd Chi Mark Putnam 14 yard run R Fail 18 - 15
3rd Chi Mark Putnam 4 yard run Kick 25 - 15
4th Chi Mark Putnam 5 yard run R Fail 31 - 15
4th Mob Randy Winkler 26 yard interception Run 31 - 23
  CHS Mob

1st Downs

13 10

Rushing

190 128

Passing

5/12-51 2/14-14

Int

4 1

Fumbles

1 1

Penalties

3/25 6/47

Interception - Steve Koehly
Fumble Recovery - Larry Clarke

Rushing Receiving
Mark Putnam 22/97 Steve Gastineau 2/26
Steve Koehly 14/86 Jim Lionberger 2/21
Ben Willard 4/9 Steve Koehly 1/4
Mike Wood 3/(-2) .
Passing .
Mike Wood 5/12-51 .
   
   
   
 

Fri Oct. 20 *at Kirksville Won  54 - 0
Chillicothe 7 27 7 13
Kirksville 0  0 0  0
1st Chi Mark Putnam 1 yard run Kick 7 - 0
2nd Chi Mark Putnam 2 yard run Kick 14 - 0
2nd Chi Mark Putnam fumble recovery in end zone Kick 21 - 0
2nd Chi Mike Wood to Jim Lionberger 39 yard pass K Fail 27 - 0
2nd Chi Mark Putnam 42 yard run Kick 34 - 0
3rd Chi Ben Willard 4 yard run Kick 41 - 0
4th Chi Mike Wood to Steve Gastineau 4 yard pass Kick 48 - 0
4th Chi Greg Switzer 11 yard run K Fail 54 - 0
    *Coach Bob Fairchild's 100th win*    
  CHS Kir

1st Downs

20 5

Rushing

347 47

Passing

7/19-94 2/16-31

Int

2 3

Fumbles

0 3

Penalties

4/50 7/65

Interceptions - David Koehly
Troy Cranmer, 1-Unknown
Fumble Recovery- Mark Putnam
2 - Unknown

Rushing Passing
Mark Putnam 18/126 Mike Wood 7/18-94
David Ginther 7/73 Murray Mathew 0/1-0
Ron Neely 6/64 Receiving
Greg Switzer 3/37 Jim Lionberger 2/47
Ben Willard 8/19 Ben Willard 1/21
Scott Morts 2/18 David Ginther 2/17
Mike Wood 1/6 Chip Vanlandingham 1/5
Jim Lionberger 1/4 Steve Gastineau
   
   
   
   

Fri Oct. 27 Pembroke Country Day Lost  7 - 14
Chillicothe 0 7 0 0
Pembroke Country Day 0 0 6 8
2nd Chi Mark Putnam 1 yard run Kick 7 - 0
3rd PCD Rick O'Neill 1 yard run R Fail 7 - 6
4th PCD Bob Flappan to Don Peterie 23 yard pass Run 7 - 14
  CHS PCD

1st Downs

15 16

Rushing

216 208

Passing

1/8-(-5) 4/13-34

Int

1 0

Fumbles

2 0

Penalties

25 65

 

Rushing Passing
Mark Putnam 23/125 Mike Wood 1/8-(-5)
Scott Morts 9/43 Receiving
David Ginther 8/35 Mark Putnam 1/(-5)
Mike Wood 5/12 .
Ben Willard 1/1 .
   
   

Sat Nov. 4 *at Trenton Won  33 - 6
Chillicothe 6 12 7 8
Trenton 6  0 0 0
1st Chi Mike Wood 5 yard run K Fail 6 - 0
1st Tre Barry O'Neal 11 yard run R Fail 6 - 6
2nd Chi David Ginther 10 yard run R Fail 12 - 6
2nd Chi Mark Putnam 1 yard run K Fail 18 - 6
3rd Chi David Ginther 72 yard run Kick 25 - 6
4th Chi David Ginther 22 yard run Pass 33 - 6
  CHS Tre

1st Downs

18 11

Rushing

330 179

Passing

9/18-93 3/10-41

Int

2 3

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

6/50 3/35

Interceptions - Troy Cranmer
Scott Morts, Steve Koehly
 

Rushing Passing
Mark Putnam 25/150 Mike Wood 9/17-93
David Ginther 10/138 Greg Switzer 0/1-0
Mike Wood 5/33 Receiving
Greg Switzer 3/6 Steve Gastineau 5/62
Ron Neely 1/3 Ben Willard 4/31
Ben Willard 2/0 .
   

Fri Nov. 10 Warrensburg (Homecoming)    Won  48 - 18
Chillicothe 14 13 15  6
Warrensburg  0  0  0 18
1st Chi Mark Putnam 5 yard run Kick 7 - 0
1st Chi Mark Putnam 5 yard run Kick 14 - 0
2nd Chi Steve Koehly 73 yard interception K Fail 20 - 0
2nd Chi Mike Wood 16 yard run Kick 27 - 0
3rd Chi Mike Wood to Steve Gastineau 9 yard pass Run 35 - 0
3rd Chi Mike Wood to Steve Gastineau 5 yard pass Kick 42 - 0
4th War Mike Laursen to Kevin Cavanaugh 19 yard pass P Fail 42 - 6
4th Chi Greg Switzer 3 yard run K Fail 48 - 6
4th War Kevin Cavanaugh 6 yard run P Fail 48 - 12
4th War Mike Laursen to David Misterek 34 yard pass R Fail 48 - 18
    *Queen - Debra Fitchett*    
  CHS War

1st Downs

23 17

Rushing

369 41

Passing

5/14-31 19/38-355

Int

0 2

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

5/62 6/39

Interception - Steve Koehly
Chip Vanlandingham
 

Rushing Passing
David Ginther 13/108 Mike Wood 5/14-31
Ron Neely 12/83 Greg Switzer 0/1-0
Mark Putnam 13/66 Warrensburg
Mike Wood 5/62 Mike Laursen 19/37-355
Tim Way 7/31 Receiving
Greg Switzer 3/8 Steve Gastineau 3/19
Ben Willard 1/7 Jim Lionberger 2/12
Gary Ashbrook 2/1 Warrensburg
Larry Clarke 1/0 Goth - 7/169
Chad Glover 1/0  
   

Sat Nov. 18 Jefferson City Helias Won  15 - 13  (Semi-Finals)
Chillicothe 0 6 0 9
Jefferson City Helias 7 0 6 0
1st Hel Mike McCurren 3 yard run Kick 0 - 7
2nd Chi Mike Wood 1 yard run P Fail 6 - 7
3rd Hel Mike McCurren K Fail 6 - 13
4th Chi Mark Putnam 1 yard run R Fail 12 - 13
4th Chi Troy Cranmer 25 yard field goal (1:33 remaining) . 15 - 13
  CHS JCH

1st Downs

11 10

Rushing

142 49

Passing

3/5-13 5/10-77

Int

1 1

Fumbles

0 4

Penalties

? ?

Interception  - ?
Fumble Recovery - Steve Gastineau
Chad Glover, Doug Gutshall
Troy Cranmer
 

Rushing .
Mark Putnam 29/74 .
David Ginther 13/54 .
Mike Wood 4/9 .
Ben Willard 6/5 .
Passing .
Mike Wood 3/5-13 .
Receiving .
Ben Willard 3/13 .
   
   
   

Sat Nov. 26 St Louis Chaminade Won  14 - 9 (Show Me Bowl in Chillicothe)
Chillicothe 6 8 0 0
St Louis Chaminade 7 2 0 0
1st Chi Steve Gastineau 32 yard fumble return K Fail 6 - 0
1st Cha John Kruse to George Kreigshauser 21 yard pass Kick 6 - 7
2nd Chi David Ginther 75 yard run Pass 14 - 7
2nd Cha Safety - bad punt snap . 14 - 9
    *Rain and Mud, 2,800 people in attendance*    
  CHS Cha

1st Downs

8 9

Rushing

193 147

Passing

2/4-22 1/12-21

Int

0 2

Fumbles

2 1

Penalties

3/42 5/21

Interceptions
Ben Willard, Scott Morts
Fumble Recovery - Steve Gastineau

Rushing Punting
David Ginther 6/94 Chip Vanlandingham 3/153
Mark Putnam 24/93    (Including a 70 yard punt)
Ben Willard 2/4 .
Mike Wood 6/2 .
Passing .
Mike Wood 6/2 .
Receiving .
Steve Gastineau 1/16 .
Jim Lionberger 1/6 .
   
   

NCMC    
Chillicothe 5 - 0 10 - 1
Moberly 3 - 2  7 - 3
Marshall 3 - 2  6 - 3
Brookfield 2 - 3  6 - 3
Trenton 2 - 3  3 - 6
Kirksville 0 - 5  0 - 9


 

All Conference
1st Team
RB - Mark Putnam
OT - David Neal
 C - David Baker
DE - Steve Gastineau
DL - Ron Neely
DB - Steve Koehly
Honorable Mention
OE - Jim Lionberger
DE - Jim Lionberger
OE - Steve Gastineau
OG - Troy Cranmer
DL - Troy Cranmer
DL - Chad Glover
LB - Mark Putnam
DB - Scott Morts
LB - Chip Vanlandingham
QB - Mike Wood
All District
RB - Mark Putnam
DL - Ron Neely
DB - Steve Koehly
OE - Steve Gastineau
DE - Jim Lionberger
LB - David Neal
 P - Chip Vanlandingham
All State
1st Team
RB - Mark Putnam
DL - Ron Neely
DB - Steve Koehly
 P - Chip Vanlandingham
Honorable Mention
OE - Steve Gastineau
LB - David Neal


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