Aug 21st
2015 - Senior Kyle Ross makes his Fullback debut with 181 yards and two touchdowns in a 41--13 win at Marshall. The Hornets Running Game churned up 345 yards in the game on 45 carries.
     Ross was the starting Linebacker his Junior and Senior year but had just 7 carries for just 27 yards as a Junior
<Full Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2015 Season Scores>



(Kyle Ross)
Aug 22nd
2014 - Mason Hayward scores on a 74 yard run and completes a 47 yard halfback pass to Aaron Baker, both in the first quarter in a 14- win against Marshall. The Owls scored early in the 4th quarter.
 <Full Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2014 Season Scores>

 

Aug 23rd                                                                                                  (Mason Hayward)  

  2013 - Chillicothe makes its longest pre-season trip in history when they travel to Knob Noster for the annual
pre-season jamboree. The team shows promise for a good season with wins against Richmond and Knob Noster and a JV loss to Smithville. The season would not fulfill the post-jamboree hope with a 4-6 final record, after opening with two straight wins.
<Full Game Summary>      <Game Pictures>    
   <2013 Season Scores>
Aug 24th
2012 -
Chillicothe debuts their new state of the art football stadium in front of a packed grandstand. The game brings to an end the former stadium that was home to Chillicothe High School Football since 1931.
         Tyler Clampitt hits Mason Palmer with a 76 yard pass play for the first Hornets varsity touchdown in the stadium, but in the end a 63 yard run by Marshall in the 4th quarter spoils the opening game of the new facility with a 26-25 Owls victory.
<Full Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2012 Season Scores>

                                                                          (Former Coach Fairchild and Coach Willard)
   

Aug 25th
2017 - Chillicothe beats Kirksville in the only Hornets Varsity Football game ever played on this date.
 

Aug 26th
2011 - D J Gannan scores three touchdowns in the first half and one conversion to lead Chillicothe to a 40-12 win over Marshall. Jacob Lewis went 7 for 10 passing with touchdowns to Trevor Reger and Guy Vinson
<2011 Season>
2016 - Chillicothe scored 28 points in the second half to win at Kirksville 42-7. Six different Hornet players scored touchdowns in the game.

<2016 season>
                                                                       (Left - DJ Gannan, Right - Ty Figg)

Aug 27th

 2010 - Junior Half Back Guy Vinson rushed for 103 yards and the opening score of the game in a season opening win at Marshall. Senior Fullback Nick Plummer scored in the 4th quarter and Alan Kline kicked a 22 yard field goal in the 4th quarter to secure the season opening win on the road.
<2010 Season>

     



(Guy Vinson)

 Aug 28th
2009 -
Senior Fullback Brett Stephens scored twice in the 2nd quarter in a 24-7 home win over Marshall. Connor Lindley kicked a field goal as part of a 17-point 2nd quarter
<2009 Season>
2015 - Kirksville passed for 159 yards but threw two interceptions and lost one fumble as the Hornet won at home 41-6.
<Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2015 Season Scores>
                                                                          

 
Aug 29th   


 (Brett Stephens)    


    Kyle Dosterschill           DeEll Midgyett
2008 - Chillicothe plays old rival Marshall for the first time since 1989. Kyle Dosterschill has 121 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns while Bryce Young has 115 yards with 1 rushing touchdown and a 53 yard receiving touchdown in a 48-14 Hornets victory
<Game Summary>
2014 - Chillicothe beats Kirksville 21-15 in the "Two Stadiums" Game. The lights went out at the end of halftime at Kirksville high school stadium. The game was moved to Truman State University stadium for the second half. Hornets back DeEll Midgyett has 200 yards rushing and Nick Meyers has a late interception to secure the 21-15 Hornets win
<Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2008 Season Scores>

 
Aug 30th
2013 -
Cole Nichols had an interception and a fumble recovery as part of four turnover recoveries by the Chillicothe defense in a 21-0 win at Marshall. The Owls also had two key penalties that gave the Hornets the ball on the 12 yard line that led to a 14-0 third quarter lead
<Game Summary>     <Game Pictures>     <2013 Season Scores>

 
 

Aug 31st                                                                                                           (Cole Nichols)
    

    (Michael Wilson - 2001)



Sept 1st

2001 - Chillicothe used a strong defense in a 25-0 win at Smithville in the first August football game in Hornets history. Chillicothe had 12 sacks in the game led by Michael Wilson with 4.5 sacks. Smithville was held to a negative one yard rushing and 67 yards passing
<2001 Season Recap>
2007 -Chillicothe scored on a 1 yard run in the 4th quarter but missed the conversion and lost to Maryville at home 20-18. The Maryville coaches in the press box were so loud and jumping up and down so much after the win, the KCHI Radio crew directly below them sincerely feared for their safety, worrying that the floor may give way and come down on top of them.
<2007 Season Recap>
20012 - Injuries and 5 turnovers gave Kirksville a 28-6 win over Chillicothe. Tyler Clampitt passed for 132 yards but the entire Hornets running game had just 77 yards due to injuries before and during the game

<2012 Season Recap>

1978 - Chillicothe opens the season with a 38-12 win over Benton. The team rushed for 495 yards, a school record that still stands, led by David Macoubrie's 13 carries, 185 yards and 4 touchdowns..  Doug Switzer had 3 interceptions
<1978 Season>
1989 - In a Battle of the Fairchilds, Father Bob's Chillicothe Hornets beat Son David's Penney High of Hamilton's Hornets 34-0. Chillicothe had 4 fumble recoveries, one interception  and a blocked punt.
<1989 season>
2000 - Jon Hart completed two touchdown passes to Zach Miller in the 4th quarter for a come from behind win over Smithville. The game winning 15 yard score came with 22 seconds left in the game.
<2000 season>
2006 - Chillicothe built a 16-7 lead in the first half and went on to beat Maryville 30-14. Maryville closed the game to 9-7 with 42 seconds left in the first half but Austin Sloan completed a touchdown pass to Tyler Trammel on the final play of the 2nd quarter.
<2006 season>
                                                            
                                                                                  (Top Picture: David Macoubrie talks with Coach Fairchild)
 Sept 2nd                                                                      (Bottom Picture: Receiver Zach Miller from 2000)


    
1988 - David White and 2 touchdowns and Tony White had 1 in a 21-0 season opening win at Springfield Hillcrest. <1988 season>
1995 - Joe Koehly returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the second half in a 21-12 win over Fort Madison, Iowa. Matt Glover also had two interceptions and Justin Bland had a fumble recovery
<1995 season>
2005 - Clint Macoubrie had 3 rushing touchdowns in a 32-0 win at Savannah  <2005 season>
2011 - Chillicothe had 57 carries for 352 yards rushing and 6 touchdowns in a 38-28 win over Kirksville 
<2011 season>    
         


Sept 3rd

1993 - David Booth ran for 167 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 33-8 win at Maur Hill, Kansas. Chillicothe also went 7 of 7 for 97 yards passing
<1993 season>
1994 - Jeremy Brocke had 2 touchdown runs and caught a 50 yard pass in a 35=14 win at Fort Madison, Iowa
<1994 season>
2004 - Tyler Monier had an interception and fumble recovery in a 34-20 win over Savannah.
<2004 season>
2010 - Fullback Nick Plummer had 148 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns in a 37-20 win at Kirksville. Jacob Lewis connected with Alex Thompson for a 39 yard fourth quarter touchdown
<2010 season>

 

Sept 4th

1987 - Chillicothe was held to 104 yards of offense in a 16-7 loss to Springfield Hillcrest, both teams had four fumbles. <1987 season>
1992 - QB Mark Faubion threw one touchdown pass and had two touchdown runs in a 21-8 win over Maur Hill Kansas, which would win the Kansas 4A Title while Chillicothe would finish 4-6. Hornets defense had 1 interception and 4 fumble recoveries  <1992 season>
1998 - Chillicothe beats Kearney 20-0 in Phil Willard's debut as Chillicothe head coach. Wyatt Picerking had an 18 yard touchdown run and David Gabrielson had a 67 yard touchdown run.
<1998 season>
2009 - Chillicothe scored three times in the first half for a 21-13 win at Odessa. <2009 season>

Sept 5th

 

 

 

 

      (Coach Phil Willard

 
(Justin Walter - 1997)

1975 - John Cook scored a 1 yard touchdown in the 1st quarter for the only score in a 6-0 win at Benton <1975 season>
1980 - Chillicothe's defense had an interception, two fumble recovers and a blocked punt but still lost at Richmond 21-7 <1980 season>
1997 - Justin Walter had 211 yards and 4 tds on just 9 carries in a 42-6 win at Mexico
<1997 season>
2003 - 12 Chillicothe players carried the ball in a 33-6  win over KC Center. The Defense had 2 interceptions and Matt Gabrielson had 2 fumble recoveries <2003 season>

2008 - Tyler Trammell went 7 of 9 for 174 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 40-9 win over Odessa
<2008 Season> 

 
Sept 6th
1974 -
Tim Way had 120 yards rushing to lead Chillicothe to a 29-7 win over Benton
<1974 Season>
1978 - The Hornets hold Cameron to one first down and 32 total yards in a 49-0 home win
<1978 season>
1985 - Lexington had two pick-sixes in an 18-14 win over Chillicothe in the season opener. The Hornets would win their next 13 games and a state championship. A young Randy Dean, starting his 2nd year in radio, served as the studio board operator during this game at KLEX Radio in Lexington
<1985 season>
1991 - Drew Danner had 129 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in a 26-14 win over Abe Lincoln High of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Brad Bacon had 2 INTs and a fumble recovery <1991 season>
1996 - Robie Elliott scored on a 6 yard run in the 4th quarter for a 35-34 come from behind win over Mexico. A two point conversion pass to Billy Peniston gave the the win <1996 season>
2002 - Cody Denton and Jerald Potter each had 2 TDs and over 100 yards rushing in a win at KC Center <2002 season> 
2013 - Tyler Clampitt had an 81 yard touchdown pass to Walker Thomas and ran for two more scores in a 42-8 win over Kirksville <2013 season>


  Sept 7th

 
   (Tim Way - 1974)
  
    (Robie Elliott - 1996)


(QB Drew Danner 1990)

1984 - Cameron marches 93 yards in 4th quarter for touchdown to beat Chillicothe 14-13. Hornets 32 yard field goal attempt with 19 seconds left wide right due to strong wind.
<1984 season>

1990 - Drew Danner throws a 35 yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Snyder and has a 6 yard touchdown run in a 20-0 win at Maryville <1990 season>

2001 - Chillicothe rushed for 356 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 36-0 win over Benton, The Hornets defense held Benton to zero rushing  yards and 55 passing yards
<2001 season>

2007 - Chillicothe gives up the first touchdown but answers with a 27 point second quarter in a 39-19 win at Benton, thanks to 148 yards passing <2007 Season>  
 

 Sept 8th
1961 -
Bud Palmer scored the only touchdown in the game in the third quarter to give Chillicothe a 7-0 season opening win at Carrollton  <1961 season>
1967 - Chillicothe had a Phil Willard Interception and four fumble recoveries in a 20-0 win over Carrollton <1967 season>
1972 - Mark Putnam and 3 touchdowns in a 34-0 win over Cameron after leading just 7-0 at halftime <1972 season>
1989 - Chillicothe had 198 yards on the ground and 72 yards through the air in a 28-0 win at Marshall <1989 season>
1995 - Scotty Samm threw touchdowns to Brett Hecker and Justin Walter in a 21-6 win at Mexico. The Hornets Defense also had 2 interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries


         (Bud Palmer 1961)

<1995 season>
2000 - St Joseph Benton kicked a 22 yard field goal in the 4th quarter to edge the Hornets 9 to 6 in a game at St Joseph. Chillicothe led 6-0 at halftime. <2000 season>


 Sept 9th


(Mike Hutchison 1983)

(Clint Macoubrie 2005)
 


1960 -
Carrollton returned a blocked punt for a touchdown to beat the Hornets 12-7. Chillicothe's Butch Shaffer made a PAT and blocked a Carrollton PAT attempt
<1960 season>
1966 - Jim Lightner kicked a 29 yard field goal with 1:45 left for a 10-7 Hornets win at Carrollton
<1966 season>
1977 - Jeff Shultz and Mark Saale had INT, Brent Switzer had a fumble recovery and Troy Figg had a blocked punt in a 35-6 Hornets win at Cameron
<1977 season>
1983 - Mike Hutchison had all three touchdowns in a 20-0 season opening win at Cameron
<1983 season>
1994 - Mexico's Jason Brookins rushed for 207 yards and 4 TDs in a 35-23 win over Chillicothe
<1994 season>.
2005 - Clint Macoubrie had 142 yards and 3 touchdowns in a win over Maryville. Hornet's Rylee Arnold blocked three punts in the game
<2005 season>
2016 - The Hornets rushed for 396 yards and 8 touchdowns in a 55-6 in over Cameron. Josh Kille had 108 yards and 3 scores.
<2016 season>

Sept 10th
1954 -
Lyle Buck scored on runs of 4 and 3 yards in a 14-7 Hornets win at Marshall. According to the Constitution-Tribune article from 1954, buck averaged 5.5 yards a try, was described as a pile driving runner and was selected 2nd team All District.<1954 season>
1965 - Butch Davis returned the season opening kick off 85 yards to the end zone as part of a 28-14 win over Carrollton. He also returned an interception for a touchdown and had a 14 yard touchdown run. Davis would star at MU as a defensive back and play in the NFL for Chicago and Green Bay <1965 season>
1976 - Chillicothe lost 5 fumbles and threw 1 interception in a 14-8 loss to Cameron. Two of the turnovers led to Cameron scores <1976 season>
1982 - Kelly Mason threw for 147 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 31-7 season opening win vs Cameron <1982 season>
1993 - St Louis Beaumont cancelled a game at Chillicothe citing travel problems. Chillicothe had beaten Beaumont in St Louis in 1992. <1993 season>
2004 - Austin Sloan blocked a punt and later kicked a PAT in a 7-6 win over Maryville. The Hornets Daniel Buttman blocked the Maryville PAT attempt in the 2nd quarter <2004 season>



Sept 11th 

 
(Lyle Buck 1954)

(Austin Sloan 2004)


 (Vince Turner 1959)

(David Vorbeck 1981)
 

1959 - Vince Turner and Butch Clark both threw a touchdown pass, Turner caught a touchdown pass and Clark rushed for a score in a 32-7 win at Carrollton
<1959 season>
1964 - Carrollton running back Henry White had 19 carries for 222  yards and 2 touchdowns in a 19-13 win over Chillicothe. In a time where most running backs were 140 to 150lbs, White weighed 218 pounds, more than any Chillicothe offensive or defensive starter
<1964 season>
1981 - David Vorbeck had 197 yards including a 70 yard touchdown in a 24-10 win at Cameron. The Hornets Defense had 2 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries <1981 season>
1998 - Chillicothe hit a game tying field goal with 59 seconds left in a game at Benton, but a penalty on the Hornets moved the attempt back five yards. The Hornets missed the 42 yard attempt and Benton hung on to win 31-28 <1998 season>
2009 - Bryce Young had 211 yards and 3 touchdowns on 11 carries and caught a touchdown pass in a 49-21 win over Grain Valley. On defense, Young had an interception
<2009 season>
2015 - The Chillicothe defense held Cameron to 44 total yards on 36 plays in a 33-0 Hornets win at Cameron. <2015 season>

 
Sept 12th
1947 - Chillicothe's Ed Rice scored on a 5 yard run in the 4th quarter to end a game with Carrollton a 6-6 tie after the PAT run was unsuccessful. Rice was a three sport star as a 2nd team all conference player in football, basketball and was on the conference champion 800 relay team in track.
<1947 Season>
1958 - Jody Conrad had four rushing touchdowns and an interception return for touchdown in a 38-6 win over Carrollton. Conrad would be an all state honorable mention running back at the end of the season.
<1958 season>
1969 - Chillicothe had three fumble recoveries on defense while Craig Wilson led the offense with 121 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 22-6 win over Carrollton
<1969 season>
1975 -Doug Doughty kicked a first quarter field goal to help Chillicothe to a 17-13 win at Cameron. At Quarterback, Doughty went 1 for 4 for a minus-4 yards passing. <1975 season>
1997 - Chillicothe lost at home to Maryville 6-0 when a punt snap sailed over 6'6" punter Justin Bland's head, setting up the only score. It was the Hornets first time being shut out since the 1988 state championship game  <1997 season>
2014 - DeEll Midgyett had 128 yards rushing and Luke Plummer had 3 touchdowns in a 45-7 homecoming win over Cameron <2014 season>

 

   
    (Jody Conrad 1958)
 
 (Doug Doughty 1975)

Sept 13th

(Van Swearingen)


   (Les Swift-1985)

1957 - Hornet Fullback Jerry Jackson scored on a 23 yard run in a 6-0 win at Carrollton. The Trojans were held to 3 yards rushing  <1957 season>
1963 - Chillicothe's Van Swearingen kicked a field goal and had a 49 yard touchdown run in a 10-7
win over Carrollton. He would be named  All District Honorable Mention at Running Back
<1963 season>
1968 - In his first varsity pass attempt, Hornets Sophomore QB Brent Anderson threw an interception that was returned 95 yards for a Carrollton touchdown. Chillicothe would go on to win the game 25-7 and Anderson went on to set several school passing records that still stand today, had a varsity record of 28-0-1 and led the Hornets to a 1970 state championship and named all state QB 2 years.
<1968 season>
1980 - Chillicothe's Rick Craighead had 170 yards rushing including an 87 yard TD in a 28-0 win over Cameron. The game was played on Saturday after being rained out the night before <1980 season>
1985 - Les Swift had 175 yards rushing and 3 scores in a Hornets 41-0 win at Trenton. Chad Snyder threw second half touchdown passes to Kevin Fender and Bill Shaffer <1985 season>
1996 - Billy Penniston caught a touchdown pass with 5 seconds left in the 1st half in a 7-6 win at the "Turnover Game" at Maryville. Chillicothe recovered 6 fumbles but threw 5 interceptions and lost 1 fumble. <1996 season>
2003 - Chillicothe had 337 yards rushing on 66 carries in a 35-7 win at KC O'Hara, led by Brent Christopher with 171 yards on 16 carries. . <2003 season>

 

Sept 14th
1951 - Chillicothe suffered it's only post-game forfeited loss in program history when a 7-6 win over Milan was overturned when it was discovered the Hornets Senior fullback had dropped out as a freshman,  it was determined he attended long enough it to count as a semester, making this season opening game his 9th semester and thus ineligible  <1951 season>
1956 - Hugh Carlin scored on runs of 48 and 70 yards in the first quarter of a 19-6 win over Smithville. At the end of the season he earned all state honorable mention honors at running back
<1956 season>.
1962 - David Austin scored from 1 yard out in the rain to tied Carrollton 6-6 in the season opener. The Hornets would follow this game with back to back scoreless ties to start the season at 0-0-3 and end at 3-3-3
<1962 season>
2001 - Adam Wolf threw for 114 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-0 win over Lafayette. Aaron Trager caught 2 touchdown passes and Cody Denton had 1 TD catch. Blake Valbracht had 127 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in the game
<2001 season>
2012 Tyler Clampitt had 2 interceptions on defense, one of them a pick-six to held the Hornets to a 21-10 homecoming win against Cameron <2012 season>
 

 
(Hugh Carlin 1956)

 (Adam Wolf 2001)


  (Ron O'Dell 1952)

 (Kenneth Irvin 1961)
 

Sept 15th
1952 - QB Ron O'Dell had a touchdown and Ellis Mason a touchdown and extra point in a 13-12 win over Milan, which scored with seconds left in the game but missed the conversion run. O'Dell would earn 3rd team all state honors at the end of the year, Chillicothe's first all state player under the current system. <1952 season>  <All State Players>
1961 - Reserve Defensive End Kenneth Irvin had a quarterback sack that caused a fumble, he returned it 12 yards for the only score in a 6-0 win at Lafayette. <1961 season>
1967 - Dave Ashbrook had 2 touchdowns and Phil Willard 1 in a 21-6 win at Lafayette
<1967 season>
1989 - John Bradley scored on a 9 yard run with 3:$4 left in the game in a 14-7 win at KC Center <1989 season>
1995 - "5th Down Game" - Due to penalties and automatic first down confusion of game officials, Kearney received a 5th down that became a one yard touchdown. Chillicothe still won the game 25-6 <1995 season>
2006 - Sophomore Fullback Kyle Dosterschill had 3 touchdowns in the first quarter and 212 yards rushing in the game in a 42-13 win over Lafayette <2006 season>
2011 - Jacob Lewis scored on a 2 yard run late in the game in a 28-24 road win over LeBlond
<2011 season>

Sept 16th
1949 - Chillicothe and Milan used only the center of the field in a season opening scoreless tie with neither team getting inside the 20 yard line.  <1949 season>
1966 - Mel Willard had a fumble return for touchdown and a rushing touchdown in a 26-7 win over Lafayette. <1966 season>
1977 - Chillicothe had 350 yards of offense to Benton's 55 yards in a 27-0 win at Benton. The Hornets David Macoubrie had 174 yards rushing and Rolfe McCoy had 121 yards rushing
<1977 season>
1988 - KC Center scored three straight TDs in the 2nd half, the final one with 10 seconds left but Chillicothe held on for a 28-22 win after leading 28-0 at halftime. David White had 2 rushing TDs,


  (David White 1988)

an Interception TD and a receiving TD. <1988 season>

1994 - David Booth scored on a 1 yard run to beat Kearney 6-3 with all the points scored in overtime after a scoreless regulation <1994 season>

2005 - Cameron's Drew Newhart threw for 317 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 42-6 win at Cameron, which would end the season as state champions. <2005 season>
 

Sept 17th

Larry James - 1948

(Nick Plummer 2010)
 

1937 - Carrollton ran for a touchdown in each of the first 3 quarters in an 18-0 win over Chillicothe. The Hornets would finish 3-6 on the season <1937 season>
1948 - The Hornets Larry James threw 3 touchdown passes to lead the Hornets to a 26-13 season opening win over Milan <1948 season>
1954 - Six different Hornets found the end zone in a 42-0 win over Milan <1954 season>
1965 - Butch Davis rushed for 3 touchdowns, caught a touchdown pass and had an interception return for a touchdown in a 30-0 win at Lafayette <1965 season>
1971 - Chillicothe scored 25 straight points in the 2nd half for a 34-22 come from behind win at St Joseph Bishop LeBlond <1971 season>
1982 - Moberly had 174 yards passing but a minus 4 yards rushing and lost to the Hornets 20-7 in Chillicothe <1982 season>
1993 - David Booth and Matt Griffith each had 2 rushing touchdowns in a 33-0 win at KC Center
<1993 season>
2009 - Bryce Young returned the opening kick off for a touchdown to start a 42 point first quarter in a 49-13 Thursday win at St Joseph LeBlond <2009 season>
2010 - Nick Plummer had 192 yards and 3 touchdowns while Kale Allen had 2 interceptions in a 35-12 win over LeBlond <2010 season>

 


(Jewell Frizzell 1953)

Sept 18th
1953 -
Jewell Frizzell scored an 81 yard touchdown run on the 2nd play of the game in a 20-2 win at Milan. Frizzell also scored in the 4th quarter along with a Don James 55 yard punt return
<1953 season>
1973 - Marshall returned two interceptions in the first half and went on to defeat the Chillicothe Hornets 26-13
 <1973 season>
1987 - Chillicothe defensive back Cory Clampitt had two interceptions and Chad Snyder caught two David White halfback passes for touchdowns in a


     (Cory Clampitt 1987)    

 28-7 win at Kansas City Center
<1987 season>
1992 - Mark Faubion scored on a one yard run with 26 seconds left to beat Kansas City Center 21-18 <1992 season>
1998 - Brandon Worthington caught two David Wolf touchdown passes and Wyatt Pickering rushed for two more in a 37-0 win at Lafayette <1998 season>
2015 - Kyle Ross had 265 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 28-7 Homecoming win over
St Joseph Bishop LeBlond
<2015 season>

 


(Mark Faubion 1992)

 
  (Bob Frederking 1947)

(Ardell Johnson 1969)

Sept 19th
1947 -
Quarterback Bob Frederking completed three straight passes in a scoring drive that ended with a pass to Ed Rice in the final minute of the first half in a 6-6 tied at Milan. It was the second tie in as many games for the Hornets <1947 season>
1952 - Ron O'Dell threw a 46 yard touchdown and had a 5 yard touchdown run as part of an 18-0 win at Unionville <1952 season>
1969 - Junior Ardell Johnson tied a school record with a 95 yard touchdown run in the 4th qurter in a 38-6 win over Lafayette. The Hornets had 318 yards rushing and 103 passing. Johnson would go on to start at University of Nebraska as a defensive back and had was drafted by the Washington Redskins but elected to return to graduate school to become a lawyer.
<1969 season>    <Interview with Ardell>
1980 -
The Hornets Keith Felhoelter had a pass interception that led to a touchdown in a 14-6 win over Helias, which passed for 200 yards but had two interceptions and lost one fumble.
<1980 season>
2003 - Twos were wild in a 38-6 win over KC Westport. Halfback Clint Macoubrie had 2 touchdowns, Fullback Jerald Potter had 2 touchdowns and Trent Figg had 2 interceptions on defense. <2003 season>
2014 -
LeBlond scored a touchdown with under 2 minutes left then kicked a field goal on the last play of the game to beat Chillicothe 25-23 in St Joseph  <2014 season>
 

 Sept 20th
1932 -
Carrollton returned two Chillicothe fumbles for touchdowns in a 26-0 Trojans win
<1932 season>
1957
- Norman Jewell had two touchdown runs in a 27-0 win over Unionville. The Hornets defense recovered four fumbles and had one interception <1957 season>
1963 - Dave Kincade turned his first varsity carry into a 17 yard touchdown in a 10-6 win at Lafayette <1963 season>
1968 -
Buddy Beetsma had 4 interceptions in a 34-0 win over Lafayette. The Irish Quarterback completed as many passes to Beetsma as he did to his fellow teammates going 4 of 15 for 31 yards. Beetsma would set a record with 9 interceptions that year, which stood for 10 years. His career total of 12 wouldn't be broken until Tyler Clampitt did it in 2012-13. <1968 season>
1985 -
Jason Graves had a 27 yard field goal in the 3rd quarter in a 9-6 win at Marshall. Graves would be one of only 2 players in Missouri high school history to be named to the All State Team in three positions in one year. <1985 season>
2013 -
Matt Shaffer recovered a fumble and 4 plays later Zack Alperin kicked the game winning field goal in a 17-14 win at Cameron <2013 season>


(Buddy Beetsma 1968)

 (Jason Graves 1985)

 (Bob Peacher 1945)

(Cody Denton 2001)

 Sept 21st

1945 - Bob Peacher threw a 10 yard pass to Jim Berry to help Chillicothe to a 12-6 win at Milan. Carl Whitacre, best known as a Track State Champion, had the game winning touchdown in the 3rd quarter.
<1945 season>
1956 - Four different players scored for Chillicothe in a 26-0 win at Unionville. The Hornets held Unionville to just 2 first downs, 33 yards rushing and 48 yards passing. Francis Anderson started the scoring for the Hornets with an Offensive fumble recovery touchdown
<1956 season>
1962 - Chillicothe and Lafayette each had 100 yards of offense in a scoreless tie. It was the second of three ties for Chillicothe to start the season
<1962 season>
1996 - Nick Brinkley completed two passes to Brett Hecker in a 25-6 win at Cameron. Brinkely finished with 133 yards passing and Hecker had 117 yards receiving in the game
<1996 season>
2001 - John Lindley had 148 yards rushing and Cody Denton had 131 yards rushing in a 13-0 win at Savannah
<2001 season>


 
Sept 22nd

1922 - Harold Arnold had a 20 yard fumble return but Braymer rallied to score twice in the 4th quarter to beat Chillicothe 18-7 in the opening game of the season <1922 season>
1938 - Junior Darr had a 19 yard touchdown in the 2nd quarter in a 6-0 win over Richmond. Darr would play football for Mizzou and Purdue, then had a try out with the Baltimore Colts in 1947 but suffered a preseason injury and left professional football.  <1938 season>
1950 - Chillicothe fumbled inside the 5 yard line with one minute left and lost at Unionville 13-12 <1950 season>
1972 - Hornets Running Back Mark Putnam had 130 of the team's 205 yards rushing in a 26-7 win over Marshall. The passing game wasn't quite as effective, going 1 for 7 for a negative 7 yards.
<1972 season>
1989 - Half Back David White threw three touchdown passes and had two touchdown runs in a 50-20 Chillicothe win at St Joseph Central <1989 season>

1995 - Justin Walter returned the opening kick off for an 88 yard touchdown in a 46-19 win at Savannah. He also had a 25 yard touchdown reception and a 14 yard touchdown run all in the first half. <1995 season>
 


(James Jr Darr 1938)

(David White 1989)


(Dave Peterie 1955)

(Ethan Dockery 2000)
 

 Sept 23rd

1915 - The season opened with a 16-0 loss to an Alumni team of former Hornet players. All of the scoring took place in the second half including an 85 yard touchdown The team finished 1-4 on the season with the only win coming against a team of students who challenged the team at the end of the season <1915 season>
1937 - Chillicothe right halfback Lowell Owen scored on a 65 yard run in the 4th quarter in a 13-6 win at Richmond <1937 season>
1955 - Dave Peterie had a 93 yard interception return for a first quarter touchdown to tie the game at 6-6 against Unionville. It would be the last score of the game <1955 season>
1966 - Chillicothe had a blocked punt  recover, a blocked punt  return and an interception all in the 4th quarter in a 34-0 win at Marceline <1966 season>
1977 - Marshall scored on a 5 yard run with 2:03 left in the game to beat Chillicothe 8-0
<1977 season>
2000 - Halfback Ethan Dockery completed a 5 yard touchdown pass to Levi Yardley, with Alex Minnis kicking the extra point to beat #9 ranked Savannah 13-12. The Savages, a semi-finalist the previous year, were stopped by the Hornets defense at the 1 yard line on the final play of the game to secure the win. The game was played on a Saturday after being rained out the previous night.
<2000 season>

 Sept 24th
 
(Butch Davis 1965)

1920 - Chillicothe's Left Halfback Bobby Castle ran for five touchdowns in a 56-0 win over Maysville. <1920 Season>
1942 - Roger Englert and Harold Ashbrook each had 2 touchdown runs and each returned an interception for a touchdown in a 40-6 afternoon season opening win against Cameron. <1942 season>
1943 - Tom Saale had 2 touchdowns and Larry Saale had 1 in a 27-6 season opening win over Hamilton <1943 season>

1948 - Chillicothe had touchdowns from Sonny Kenny, Dale Brown and John Grace in a 21-6 win at Unionville. All three extra point conversions were passes <1948 season>

 
(Bobby Castle 1920)

1965 - Butch Davis had all three touchdowns in a 22-0 win over Marceline. Davis would go on to be a starting Defensive Back for University of Missouri then would play several years in the NFL for Chicago and Green Bay. <1965 season>
1976 - Quarterback Kent Hanan threw a touchdown pass and ran for a touchdown in a 14-8 win over Marshall <1976 season>
1999 - David Wolf threw for two touchdowns in the first quarter and a third one in the fourth quarter in a 42-0 win at Smithville <1999 season>

2004 - St Joseph Benton scored the first points in the game but Chillicothe cranked it up in a 52-18 Hornets win <2004 season>

 
Sept 25th


(Kent Hanan 1976)


(Butch Clark 1959)

(Wyatt Pickering 1998

1953 - Chillicothe rushed for 210 yards and passed for 134 yards in a 25-6 Conference win over Unionville <1953 season>
1959 - Vince Turner rushed for two touchdowns and caught two Butch Clark touchdown passes in a 33-7 win over Marceline. The Hornets had 182 passing yards in just 5 completions
<1959 season>
1970 - Chillicothe's defense had two interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries while holding their opponent to just 29 total yards in a 40-6 win over Kansas City Central
<1970 season>
1981 - Kelly Mason hit Shawn Benson for a 5 yard touchdown pass to beat Jefferson City Helias 23-16 in overtime <1981 season>
1987 - David White had 144 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns plus a pick 6 on defense in a 35-0 win over Maryville. Mike Jones also had a 15 yard blocked punt return for a touchdown
<1987 season>
1998 - Wyatt Pickering had 4 rushing touchdowns and caught a David Wolf touchdown pass in a 34-3 win over Smithville  <1998 season>
2015 - Lafayette passed for nearly 300 yards but also lost 4 fumbles, threw one interception and lost the game to Chillicothe 23-15. <2015 season>

 Sept 26th
1908 -
Chillicothe lost their opening game of the season at Carrollton 0-12. 7 of Chillicothe's 17 player roster had never played football before. <1908 season>
1924 - Chillicothe had two touchdown passes thrown by two different players in a 33-0 season opening win over Jamesport <1924 season>
1941 -  Roger Englert threw two touchdowns and on defense returned an interception for a score in an 18-0 win at Cameron <1941 season>
1958 - Marceline had twice as many 1st downs but Chillicothe had Jody Conrad in a 13-0 Hornets


(Rob Young 1980)

road win. Conrad threw a 44  yard touchdown pass and had a 75 yard touchdown run <1958 season>

1969 - Chillicothe forced five turnovers in a 42-0 win at Unionville. On offense they used 14 ball carriers and finished with 202 yards rushing and 176 yards passing <1969 season>
1980 - Rob Young had a 77 yard interception return as part of a 21-0 Chillicothe win over Marshall <1980 season>
1986 - The Hornets defense forced 4 turnovers and held Maryville to a negative 21 yards rushing in a 35-0 win at
Maryville.<1986 season>
1997 - Justin Walter had 113 yards rushing and two interceptions in a 31-14 win at Savannah <1997 season>

 

Sept 27th

1929 - Chillicothe had touchdowns from Ed Saale and Donald Stewart in a 14-6 win at Excelsior Springs <1929 season>
1940 - Billy Post had two touchdown runs in a 27-12 win over Cameron. At the end of the season, Post would be named 2nd team all conference running back <1940 season>

1963 - Dave Austin hit Roger Saccaro for a three yard touchdown pass with 23 seconds left for
18-14 win over Marceline. Austin was 14 of 21 for 242 yards in the game, the 3rd best single season in school history. Saccaro had 7 catches for 121 yards receiving.
<1963 season>

1974 -Sam Fleener had a 23 yard blocked punt return to help the Hornets to a 14-8 win over Marshall. Future Chillicothe Girls Basketball Coach Tom Hayob was the starting Quarterback for the Marshall Owls <1974 season>
1985 - Quarterback Wade Maupin connected with Jason Graves for two touchdowns in a 23-13 win over the Kirksville Tigers <1985 season>
1991 - St Joseph Central's Chuck Dudik had 301 yards passing with 2 second half touchdowns in a come from behind win over Chillicothe 28-21 The Hornets would go on to win the Show Me Bowl over Herculaneum.  <1991 season>

 


(Dave Austin - 1963)

(Sam Fleener - 1974)


(Hugh Carlin - 1956)

(Tim Blankenship)

Sept 28th

1907 - Chillicothe opened their 4th ever season with an 11-0 win over the Chillicothe Normal School 2nd Team (Junior Varsity) The Chillicothe Cresset Yearbook called Chillicothe Halfback Wm Bradley the star player and said Right Guard Maxwell Gordon couldn't be moved by a cannon ball. The team finished with a 6-2 record  <1907 season>
1928 - Chillicothe scored touchdowns in the 1st and 4th quarters in a 12-0 win over Excelsior Springs. <1928 season>
1956 - Hugh Carlin had a 95 yard 3rd quarter touchdown but Macon won 19-6.<1956 season>

1979 - Tim Blankenship had a 3 yard touchdown run in the 3rd quarter to give the Hornets a 14-7 win at Marshall, which was ranked #1 in the state at the time <1979 season>
1996- Three different receivers had touchdown catches in a 28-14 homecoming win over Savannah. Brett Hecker led the receivers with five catches for 91 yards including a 59 yard touchdown catch.
<1996 season>

2007 - Kyle Dosterschill had 3 touchdowns and Clint Singleton had a rushing, receiving and kick off return touchdowns in a 45-7 win at Savannah. The Hornets Defense held Savannah to 24 yards rushing and forced five turnovers including an interception and a fumble recovery by Bryce Young.
<2007 season>


Sept 29th

This is not a good date for Chillicothe to play a football game. The Hornets have lost 10 out of 18 games played on this date in history, with 5 of the times being shut out.

1939 - Junior Darr hit Paul Shy with a 30 yard touchdown pass with 2 minutes left in the game for a 12-6 win at Cameron. The team finished the season with a 7-1 record
<1939 Season>
1950 - Chillicothe's Emmitt Wallace had a two yard touchdown run in the third quarter for the only score in a 7-0 win at Macon. It would be the Hornets only win of the season. Macon was held to a negative 37 yards rushing
<1950 season>
1953 - Chillicothe beat Macon 26-19 on a Tuesday, the second of three games in an eight day period. The Hornets won all three games.
<1953 season>
1972 - Mark Putnam had 227 yards rushing and four touchdowns in a 54-20 win over Brookfield. Chillicothe QB Mike Wood threw for 186 yards and two touchdowns in the game.
<1972 season>
1978 - David Macoubrie had 186 yards rushing and two touchdowns in a 14-0 win at Columbia Rock Bridge <1978 season>

 


(Emmitt Wallace- 1950)

(Mark Putnam 1972)


(Mark Minor 1983)

Sept 30th

1911 - Chillicothe beat Breckenridge 62-0 in the season opener. They lost their next to games by shut out and the rest of the season was cancelled due to poor grades by players <1911 season>
1927 - Excelsior Springs blocked a punt out of the end zone for the only score of the game, a
2-0 win over Chillicothe. The Tigers had 24 first downs to none for Chillicothe <1927 season>
1949 - Chillicothe and Macon finished in a 6-6 tie ending Macon's 14 game winning streak. The Hornets were on the 1 yard line late in the game but could not score <1949 season>
1955 - Dave Peterie scored twice but Chillicothe lost to Macon 14-12. <1955 season>
1966 - Jack Rucker had 129 yards rushing including a 76 yard touchdown in a 45-6 win over

Unionville. <1966 season>
1983 - Mark Minor connected with John Terry for a 10 yard touchdown pass in overtime for a 13-10 win over Kirksville.
<1983 season>
1994 - Scottie Samm had two touchdown passes to Jeremy Brocke in a 13-7 win over Oak Grove. The panthers questioned whether Brocke caught the 2nd touchdown pass in the 4th quarter. <1994 season>
2016 - Chillicothe had 295 yards passing and 166 yards rushing in a 442-7 homecoming win over Savannah
<2016 season>

 

Oct 1st

1910 - Chillicothe opened the season with an 11-10 loss to Linneus due in part to not having a coach. The coach of the highly successful 1909 team wanted too much money ($300), so the team practiced for a week and played their first game with out a coach. The Captain of last year's team, Mervin Jones, stepped up and served as coach the rest of the season, helping the team to a 5-1 season record <1910 season>
1926 - Delmos Justus scored on a one yard quarterback run to beat Maryville 6-0. Justus is best remembered as the first Chillicothe's first state champion when he won the Javelin championship in State Track meet <1926 season>  <Gallery of State Champions>
1943 - Chillicothe fumbled twice inside the 5 yard line and lost to St Joseph CBC (Now know as Bishop LeBlond) <1943 season>
1954 - Chillicothe held Macon to 10 total yards in a 26-0 Hornets win on the road <1954 season>
1965 - Butch Davis scored four touchdowns including an 85 yard interception return in a 45-2 win at Unionville <1965 season>
1971 - John Parks had a 40 yard fumble return in the 1st quarter in a 34-0 win at Brookfield. It was a costly victory as the Hornets starting QB Mike Wood broke his arm in the 4th quarter
<1971 season>
1976 - Boyd Gable had two interceptions in a 21-6 win at Rock Bridge <1976 season>


(Delmos Justus 1926)

(Boyd Gable 1976)

1993 - Oak Grove scored twice in 4th quarter but missed the conversion in a 28-26 Hornets road win <1993 season>

2004 - Clint Macoubrie has 266 yards rushing and 4 touchdowns in a 50-20 win at Lafayette <2006 season>
 


    (Dick Gail 1936)

 (Chad Snyder 1987)

Oct 2nd

1909 - The 1909 season began on this date in 1909 in a shortened game at Braymer. Teams in the early days traveled by trains, and in this case the train was late so the game was shortened to 10 minute halves instead of the normal 20 minute halves. <1909 season>
1931- Chillicothe played their first high school game in the new state of the art Chillicothe Business College field (Later known as the old Jerry Litton Memorial Stadium) It was considered the second best facility in the state at the time, second only to University of Missouri. The game ended in an uneventful scoreless tie with Carrollton <1931 season>
1936 Chillicothe's Dick Gale scored three touchdowns in a 21-6 win against Cameron. Gale would earn first team NCMC 1st Team All Conference Honors at Running Back <1936 season>

1937 - Charles Arthaud had a 30 yard touchdown for the only score in a 6-0 Hornets win at Cameron <1937 season>
1953 - Hornets Quarterback Don James suffered a broken ankle in a 35-7 win at Cameron
<1963 season>
1964 - Chillicothe scored 26 points in the first quarter in a 44-12 win over Unionville <1964 season>
1981 - Marshall's Tim Brown exploded for 252 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns in a 27-7 win over Chillicothe. <1981 season>
1987 - Chad Snyder had 113 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns in a 33-27 Hornets win at Trenton
<1987 season>

2009 - Maryville scored on an 8 yard run in the 3rd quarter for the only score in a 7-0 win at Chillicothe <2009 season>
 

Oct 3rd

1913 - After beating Braymer on the road, the Chillicothe football team stopped in Braymer's only restaurant for a meal, and cleaned out the business' food supply. <1913 season>
1929 - Donald Stewart connected with Clarence Potts for a 2nd quarter touchdown in a 6-0 win over Macon <1929 season>
1941 - Harold Ashbrook had a 6 yard touchdown run plus a 75 yard interception return for touchdown all in the 4th quarter in a 13-0 win over Excelsior Springs <1941 season>
1952 - Ellis Mason had touchdowns of 52 yards and 1 yard in a 27-0 win over Cameron
<1952 season>
1958 - Jody Conrad had two touchdown runs and one touchdown pass in a 33-6 win over Unionville, which scored their only points with 8 seconds left in the game <1958 season>
1969 - Chillicothe defense had 6 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries in a 68-0 win at Milan. Ken Collier had three touchdown runs, seven players caught a pass and 12 players had a rushing attempt. <1969 season>
1997 - David Gabrielson had two interceptions including a 55 yard touchdown in a 56-7 win over Benton. Justin Walter also had five touchdown runs in Coach Bob Farichild's 300th win
<1997 season>

 


(Ellis Mason - 1952)

(Ken Collier - 1969)


(Paul Paramore 1935)

Oct 4th

1935 - Hornets Halfback Paul Paramore scored on touchdown runs of 15 and 95 yards in a 12-7 win at Cameron <1935 season>
1940 - Chillicothe was on the four yard line but ran out of time to score and ended a game at Excelsior Springs in a 13-13 tie <1940 season>
1946 - Chillicothe's Carl Whitacre scored on runs of 29 and 13 yards in an 18-7 win at Richmond. The Hornets had 185 yards rushing but only 5 first downs. Whitacre was also known as a track star and earned state championships as a member of relay events <1946 season>  <State Champions>
1963 - Roger Saccaro had a 44 yard interception touchdown in the final play of the first half to help

with a 33-0 win at Unionville. Five different Hornets scored touchdowns in the game <1963 season>
1968  Unionville scored in the 4th quarter to end the game with Chillicothe in a 6-6 tie. It would be the only game in a three year period through 1970 that the Hornets did not win. <1968 season>


Oct 5th

1907 - Chillicothe opened their 4th football season with a 33-0 win over Meadville. The team went on to have their best season of the young program with a 7-2 record <1907 season>
1928 - After giving up two 4th quarter touchdowns, Chillicothe scored on a pass from QB Wallace Craig to LE Bob Seiler with 30 seconds left, but couldn't complete the conversion pass and lost to Kirksville 19-18 <1928 season>

1951 - Chillicothe had 2nd quarter touchdowns from Ron O'Dell and Emmett Wallace to beat Cameron 13-0. Neither team completed a pass, Chillicothe 0/3 and Cameron 0/2 <1951 season>
1973 - Fullback Ron Neely scored twice in a 35-14 win at Brookfield. Neely would earn 1st team All State 1st Team nose guard and All State Honorable Mention Running Back
<1973 season>   <All State Football Gallery>
1984 - Fullback Scott Kline scored on a 3 yard run in the 4th quarter but the conversion pass attempt failed and the Hornets lost at home to Columbia Rock Bridge 15-13. <1984 season>
1990 - Chillicothe's Mark Faubion had a 96 yard interception return on the final play of the fist half in a 34-12 homecoming win over Benton. The pick-six still stands as the longest interception return for touchdown in Chillicothe school history <1990 season>  <Scoring records>

2001 - Fullback Blake Valbracht had 237 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 34-15 win over Maryville. Valbracht also had a blocked punt <2001 season>
 


(Ron Neely - 1973)

(Scott Kline - 1984)


    (Dick Cox - 1967)

 (David DeVaul 1978)
 

Oct 6th

1933 - Charles Mosier scored two touchdowns in the 4th quarter to come from behind and win at Cameron 12 - 6
<1933 season>
1943 - Larry Saale scored three touchdowns including a 45 yard interception return and Tom Saale scored in the first quarter in a 24-0 win over Wentworth Military Academy
<1943 season>
1967 - Dick Cox threw three touchdown passes and ran for one touchdown in a 25-0 win at Milan. <1967 season>
1978 - David DeVaul threw for 131 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-9 win at Savannah
<1978 season>
1989 - Six different players found the end zone in a 41-6 win at Benton. Clint Campbell had two interceptions for the Hornets Defense
<1989 season>

Oct 7th

1927 - Chillicothe stepped out of the end  zone on a bad snap for the only points scored by either team in a 2-0 loss at Gallatin <1927 season>
1966 - Mel Willard had 111 yards rushing and 1 touchdown, and Jack Rucker had 101 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 35-0 win over Milan <1966 season>
1977 - Rolfe McCoy had 132 yards rushing and 2 first half touchdowns in a 27-6 win over Savannah
<1977 season>
1983 - Columbia Rock Bridge was inside the one yard line on the final play of the game but the Hornets defense held to beat previously undefeated Rock Bridge 7-0 <1983 season>
1988 - Tony White had 3 touchdowns in a 34-20 win over Benton for Chillicothe's homecoming
<1988 season>

1994 - Jeremy Brocke had a 48 yard touchdown in the second quarter in a 6 -2 homecoming win over Benton. The Cardinals had five turnovers and Chillicothe had four turnovers in the game.
<1994 season>

 

Oct 8th


  (Mel Willard - 1966)

  (Rolf McCoy - 1977)

   (Jack Coates 1965)

(Lane Constant 1999)

 

1915 - Gallatin scored four touchdowns on Chillicothe fumbles and won 31-6. Chillicothe also had two touchdowns called back. Chillicothe Cresset Yearbook said the "Gallatin team played a square and manly game and they were in no way connected with the refereeing or the incident that happened in front of the restaurant at that town" (No other details provided) <1915 season>
1937 - James Moling had two touchdowns including the first play of the second half in a 26-0 win at Princeton <1937 season>
1948 - Jimmy Reynolds threw one touchdown and ran for a one yard touchdown in a 199-7 win at Wentworth Military in Lexington. Chillicothe defense had three interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries. <1948 season>
1965 - Jack Coates threw for 175 yards and three touchdowns in a 33-12 win at Milan
<1965 season>
1976 - Dana Macoubrie scored once and younger brother David scored twice in a 34-0 win at Savannah <1976 season>
1999 - The Chillicothe - Trenton series played their 88th and final time in a 43-8 Chillicothe homecoming win, Lane Constant had six sacks in the game. The teams first played in 1909
<1999 Season>   <CHS  - Trenton All Time Series>

2004 - Chillicothe downed Smithville 47-7 in a Hornets Homecoming victory. Rhett Rumery had a 38 yard interception return for touchdown as part of a 27 point first quarter for Chillicothe <2004 season>
 

Oct 9th

1909 - Chillicothe suffered their only loss of the season at St Joseph Central 8-0 in a rain storm and ankle deep mud. Central refused Chillicothe's request to play again later in the season in Chillicothe. "Home and Home" series was common in the early days of high school football
<1909 season>
1936 - Dick Gale had four touchdowns in a 25-0 win against Princeton. Gale scored 14 of the Hornet's 16 touchdowns that season. Chillicothe won the NCMC Conference and Gale was 1st team running back. <1936 season>
1964 - Chillicothe had a punt return for touchdown from Butch Davis and a blocked punt return for touchdown from Jon Hanson in a 40-0 win against Milan <1964 season>
1970 - Chillicothe had four fumble recoveries from four different players in a 41-6 win at Savannah.
<1970 season>
1981 - Kelly Mason threw two touchdowns to Shawn Benson in a 13-6 win over Kirksville
<1981 season>
1992 - St Joseph Benton scored on a 9 yard pass and kicked the extra point in a 14-13 overtime win at Chillicothe's Homecoming <1992 season>
2009 - Connor Lindley had three field goals in a 35-6 win at Lafayette <2009 season>

 


(Jon Hanson - 1964)

(Connor Lindley-2009)


(Charles Mosier 1935)

(Rick Craighead 1980)

Oct 10th

1925 - Chillicothe's Tom Botsford recovered a bad punt snap in the end zone in the 4th quarter for the winning touchdown at Kirksville 14-7. It was the Tigers first home loss in 12 years
<1925 season>
1930 - In a game against Cameron, a rare Chillicothe field goal attempt went off the side of the kickers foot and was fielded by a Cameron player, who ran 95 yards for the only touchdown in the game in a 6-0 Cameron win. It is the only known touchdown of that kind in any Chillicothe varsity football game in history.  In 15 meetings to this game's date, Chillicothe had only one win against Cameron and that was by forfeit. <1930 season>
1935 - Chillicothe Fullback Charles Mosier had two touchdown runs and passes for another touchdown in a 26-6 win over Brookfield <1935 season>
1952 - Brookfield completed a 2nd quarter touchdown pass and beat Chillicothe 6-0. Their next win over Chillicothe wouldn't come until 1973. <1952 season>
1958 - Jody Conrad had a touchdown run, threw two touchdowns to Vince Turner, and on defense had an interception return for touchdown in a 33-6 win over Milan <1958 season>
1975 - Doug Doughty threw a 32 yard touchdown pass to Carl Head in the 2nd quarter for what would be the game winning touchdown in a 14-7 win over Savannah. Billy Vorbeck had a 38 yard touchdown run in the 2nd quarter but neither team scored in the second half <1975 season>

1980 - Chillicothe's Rick Craighead had two touchdown runs in the second quarter in a 19-13 win at Savannah
<1980 season>
2008 - Bryce Young  had 255 yards and three touchdowns rushing plus threw a touchdown pass in a 49-7 homecoming win over Lafayette <2009 season>

 

Oct 11th

1946 - Wentworth Military Academy had twice as many yards as Chillicothe but only managed to be the Hornets 6-0 on a 30 yard run. Chillicothe had 4 turnovers <1946 season>
1957 The Hornets Gary Walker scored on a one yard touchdown run with under a minute left to help the Hornets beat Brookfield 12-6. The Bulldogs lost six fumbles and threw five interceptions. <1957 season>
1968 - In the most lopsided win in modern history, Chillicothe chalked up a 79-0 win over Milan. Three Hornet Quarterbacks combined to have 287 yards passing with six touchdowns to six different receivers. The team also had three rushing touchdowns, used three different kickers to score extra points and had an interception returned for a touchdown <1968 season>
1974 - Chillicothe had 10 points in the third quarter for a 10-0 win at Savannah in heavy rain and fog. Each team had under 140 yards of offense, but amazingly, no turnovers even with the less than perfect weather. <1974 season>
1997 - Wyatt Pickering had three touchdowns, Justin Walter with a touchdown run and a touchdown reception all in a 47- 0 win over St Louis Priory in a Saturday game. PRior was held to 26 yards rushing and one pass completion for 7 yards <1997 season>
2002 - Shawn Trager had three catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns in a 47-0 homecoming win over Smithville <2002 season>

 

 
   (Gary Walker - 1957)
 
  (Shawn Trager - 2002)

(Greg Switzer 1973)

   (Bill Shaffer 1984)
  Oct 12th

1907 - Chillicothe improved to 3-0 with three shut outs with an 8-0 win over St Joseph Central
<1907 season>
1939 - Junior Darr had five rushing touchdowns and Gary Fordyce had two rushing touchdowns in a 66-6 win over Maryville <1939 season>
1945 - Boyd Gray and Bob Wilson scored in a 14-0 win over Princeton <1945 season>
1956 - Jack Hanson had a 61 yard interception touchdown in a 38- homecoming win over Brookfield
<1956 season>
1973 - Greg Switzer threw two touchdown passes to Jim Lionberger and Ron Neely had two touchdown runs in a 28-0 win over Savannah <1973 season>
1979 - Stan Saunders threw for 159 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 55-27 win over Savannah. John Paschang had an 80 yard kick off return for touchdown and Scott Durham had an 81 yard kick off return for touchdown. <1979 season>
1984 - Bill Shaffer and Kevin Fender had interceptions in a 35-22 win at Fulton. Mark Miner had two touchdown runs <1984 season>
1996 - Following a game with Benton and multiple injuries, Chillicothe coaches and team doctors decided there were too many injuries to starters and worried about younger players safety and

cancelled a game on Mon Oct 8th with Class 5 Columbia Hickman. The controversial move drew statewide attention. Chillicothe considered it a cancellation but Hickman reportedly considered it a win by forfeit. <1996 season>
2001 - Chillicothe won 37-0 over Cameron. The Dragons quarterback went 2 for 12 for a minus 10 yards passing. In 2002 Cameron started a freshman at Quarterback, Drew Newhart, who went on in his career to lead Cameron to two Show Me Bowls and one State Championship <2001 season>

Oct 13th

1906 - Chillicothe beat cross town Chillicothe Normal School 5-0. Touchdowns were worth five points. The team finished 1-3 with the Chillicothe Cresset Yearbook cited "eligibility rules kept some good men out of the game" <1906 season>
1941 - Junior Posey had a 35 yard touchdown run in the second quarter for the only score in a 6-0 Hornets win over Wentworth Military Academy <1941 season>

1967 - Dick Cox threw three touchdown passes to three different players in a 46-0 win over Brookfield. Phil Willard had a touchdown run and a touchdown reception <1967 season>
1972 - Mark Putnam scored three times in the second half to beat Moberly 31-23. Steve Koehly also had a 46 yard touchdown run and an 86 yard kick off return touchdown <1972 season>
1978 - Chillicothe had a balanced offense with 199 yards rushing and 192 yards passing in a
41-22 homecoming win over Brookfield. Scott Durham had an 86 yard fumble return for touchdown. <1978 season>
1988 - Tony White had 101 yards rushing and two touchdowns in a 42-21 win at Lafayette. Chillicothe's defense also had three fumble recoveries <1988 season>

Oct 14th


(Scott Durham 1978)

 
(Tony White - 1988)

   Jim Cunningham

 Jay Simmons 1966

1937 - Milan had two touchdowns and two conversions in the 4th quarter to come from behind and beat Chillicothe 20-19 <1937 season>
1949 - Bob Fairchild had a 20 yard touchdown in the first quarter but Brookfield scored in the fourth to end the game in a 7-7 tie. The Hornets would end the season 0-6-3. (This was the last season the Hornets failed to win a game in a season, a current span of 68 seasons)
<1949 season>
1955 - Dan Schooler threw two touchdown passes to Jim Cunningham in a 34-13 win at Brookfield. Cunningham would be selected all district honorable mention <1955 season>
1960 - Brookfield scored the first 12 points but Chillicothe scored the final 14 to win the game.
<1960 season>
1966 Jay Simmons had a 95 yard fumble return for touchdown in a 32-0 win at Brookfield. It remains a school record to this day for longest fumble return for touchdown. <1966 season>

1977 - Rick Benson and Reid Stephens had fumble recoveries to go with 381 yards of offense in a 53-0 win at Brookfield <1977 season>
1983 - Mike Hutchison had 104 yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground in a 19-12 win over Fulton. The Hornets Defense had 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovery and 1 blocked punt <1983 season>
2016 - Dean Adkins had 217 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns in a 36-6 win at Benton
<2016 season>  
 

Oct 15th
1943 -
Chillicothe kept it all in the family with two touchdowns from Tom Saale and one from Larry Saale in a 19-0 win over Cameron <1943 season>
1954 - Chillicothe had 20 first downs to Brookfield's 4 in a 13-6 win over Brookfield. Lyle Buck had two touchdowns for the Hornets and Brookfield had a 92 yard touchdown at the end of the 1st half. <1954 season>
1965 - Hornets QB Jack Coats found Butch Davis twice for touchdowns in a 26-0 win over Brookfield <1965 season>
1971 - Mark Putnam had 100 yards rushing and four touchdowns in a 23-7 win at Lafayette
<1971 season>
1976 - Dana Macoubrie had three touchdowns and younger brother David has one in a 49-8 homecoming win over Brookfield. On defense Mark Saale had two fumble recoveries.
<1976 season>

1982 - John Terry had a 41 yard pick six to help the Hornets to a 14-7 win against Rock Bridge. The win snapped Rock Bridge's 36 game regular season winning streak. <1982 season>
1993 - Matt Griffith passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more in a 37-0 homecoming win against Lafayette <1993 season>
1999 - Levi Yardley had a one yard touchdown in the 4th quarter to help the Hornets beat Cameron 14-7 <1997 season>


Dana Macoubrie 1976

John Terry - 1982


      Jr Posey - 1941

Sherm Smith - 1970

Oct 16th
1909 -
Chillicothe won at Trenton 24-5 in the first known meeting between the schools. The series would end 90 years later. There was no direct train route to the game so the team went "overland" and reports called the trip "rather tiresome" In the early days Train routes and schedules played a big role in how games were scheduled <1909 season>
1919 - Hamilton had a 70 yard interception touchdown in the 2nd quarter to beat Chillicothe 6-0
<1919 season>
1925 Torrence Hepler had a touchdown run and threw a touchdown pass for a muddy 19-0 win at Gallatin <1925 season>
1936 - Dick Gale had three touchdown runs in the second half in a 26-7 win at Milan
 <1936 season>
1941 - Jr. Posey had a touchdown catch and a pick six both in the first quarter in a 33-6 win over Maryville <1941 season>
1953 Joe Humphrey had a four yard touchdown in the 4th quarter for the only score in a 7-0 win at Brookfield <1953 season>
1959 - Vince Turner had two touchdown runs and threw two touchdown passes in a 34-6 win over Brookfield <1959 season>

1964 - Dave Kincade had 2 touchdown runs in a  27-13 win at Brookfield <1964 season>
1970
- Sherm Smith intercepted pass and returned it to the 7 yard line. The Senior offensive Left Tackle was then lined up at fullback and carried the ball twice for the 7 yards and the touchdown in a 48-0 win over Lafayette. Smith would go on to play Linebacker for Notre Dame <1970 season>

1998 - Brandon Worthington had 6 catches for 109 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 33-6 win at Cameron. On defense he also had an interception <1998 season>
 

Oct 17th
1946 -
Carl Whitacre had a five yard touchdown in the 2nd quarter for the only score in a 6-0 win over Brookfield <1946 season>
1952 - Chillicothe had 164 yards passing including a 30 yard touchdown to Larry Plumb to beat Marceline 19-0 for Homecoming. Plumb would be selected 2nd team all NCMC. <1952 season>
1958 - Halfback Jody Conrad threw two touchdown passes to Darrell Stick in a 27-0 win at Brookfield. <1958 season>
1969 - Chillicothe's defense had four interceptions and a fumble recovery in a 42-6 win against Kirksville <1969 season>
1980 - Chillicothe beat Brookfield 15-7 for a homecoming win, it was the last meeting between the two schools in the annual "Shirt Game" sponsored by the towns newspapers. <1980 season>
1986 - Joey Crenshaw returned the opening kick off 83 yards for a touchdown in a 48-7 win at Lafayette <1986 season>
1997 - Wyatt Pickering had 219 yards and 4 touchdowns on the ground while the defense had three fumble recoveries and two interceptions in a 50-0 homecoming win over Lafayette

<1997 season>
2008 - Fullback Kyle Dosterschill had two touchdowns in the final three minutes in a 29-19 come


   Larry Plumb 1952

 Joey Crenshaw 1986
from behind win against Savannah <2008 season>
2014 - DeEll Midgyett capped a 12 play 81 yard drive with a one yard touchdown in the final 30 seconds to help the Hornets win 43-37 at St Joseph Benton. The 37 points is the most points ever allowed by Chillicothe in a Hornets victory. <2014 season>

 


   Clay Smith - 1963

 Kevin Fender 1985

Oct 18th
1929 -
Ed Saale had a 38 yard interception return for touchdown in a 15-6 win against Carrollton.
 Saale was also a member of the 1930 state champion 440 indoor relay team. <1929 season>
1940 - Jack Saale (Yes, there were a lot of Saales back then) had a 4 yard touchdown in the 4th quarter to help the Hornets beat Brookfield 14-6 <1940 season>
1957 - Marceline Quarterback Shane Cavanaugh threw one touchdown pass and had one touchdown run in a 32-19 win over Chillicothe. Cavanaugh would later become a highly successful high school coach at Marceline and other high schools in Missouri <1957 season>
1963 - Clay Smith grabbed a mid air fumble and returned it 77 yards for a 4th quarter touchdown in a 33-7 win against Brookfield <1963 season>
1968 - Jim Norwood had 164 yards rushing but team mate Craig Wilson scored four touchdown runs in a 54-7 win at Brookfield. The game  came one week after beating Milan 79-0
<1968 season>

1974 - Chillicothe had more 1st downs, more rushing and passing yards also more turnovers in a 6-2 Homecoming loss to Brookfield. Brookfield scored in the 1st quarter <1974 season>

1985 - Kevin Fender had 274 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in a 47-0 win at Mexico
<1985 season>

2013 - Chillicothe missed one extra point, had one blocked and failed on a two point conversion in a 29-27 loss at Smithville after leading 20-9 after 3 quarters <2013 season>
 

Oct 19th
1907 -
Chillicothe beat Brookfield on the road 11-0 for their 4th straight shut-out win. They would finish the season 7-2, the best record in their 4 seasons of existence <1907 season>
1923 - Chillicothe suffered several injuries in a 44-6 loss at Gallatin. They would lose the next five games and end the season 2-8 <1923 season>

1934 - Chillicothe Fullback Bob Faurot, son of Head Coach Fritz and Nephew of University of Missouri's Don Faurot threw a touchdown in a 12-6 win at Brookfield <1934 season>

1945 - Chillicothe had a touchdown from a different player each quarter in a 25-0 win at Brookfield <1945 season>
1956 - Jack Hanson had a 90 yard interception return for a touchdown and Oliver Clark had a 93 yard interception return for touchdown in a 45-6 win over Marceline <1956 insert>

1973 - Chillicothe had 3 interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries including 2 from Ron Keith in a 33-0 win against Moberly <1973 season>
1984 - Kevin Fender had 225 yards and four touchdowns in a 47-30 win against Mexico. One year later, Fender would have 274 yards rushing against Mexico. <1984 season>
1990 - Boonville scored twice in the fourth quarter including a field goal with five seconds left to beat the Hornets 17-14 at Chillicothe <1990 season>


   Bob Faurot - 1934

   Oliver Clark - 1956

1996 - Sophomore Running Back Wyatt Pickering had an 80 yard touchdown as part of his 267 yard rushing night in a 35-18 win at Lafayette <1996 season>
2001 - Blake Valbracht scored the go ahead touchdown in the 4th quarter in a 23-18 win at Macon <2001 season>
2012 - Defensive Back Tyler Clampitt had three interceptions in a 21-0 win at Benton

<2012 season>

Oct 20th
1906 -
Chillicothe lost on the road to Wesleyan College in Cameron 16-0 in a Saturday game
<1906 season>
1922 -  Orace Newman threw two touchdown passes in a 19-0 win vs Gallatin. He would have 13 touchdown passes on the season from his Right Half Back position.  <1922 season>

1944 - Chillicothe tackled Brookfield running backs in the end zone twice for the only points in a 4-0 Hornets win, their only one of the season <1944 season>

1961 - Bud Palmer had a 74 yard touchdown run in the 4th quarter in a 19-0 win over Brookfield
<1961 season>
1972 - Mark Putnam had three touchdown runs and a fumble recovery in the end zone in a 54-0 win at Kirksville. The Hornets defense had 6 turnovers.  It was Coach Bob Fairchild's 100th win.
<1972 season>
1978 - Chillicothe had a 35-6 win at Moberly in the "David Club" victory with David Devall throwing 3 touchdowns and David Macoubrie with 2 touchdown runs. Doug Switzer had an interception and a fumble recovery <1978 season>
1989 - Chad Boyd caught two touchdown passes in a 43-0 homecoming win over Savannah. He
also had a fumble recovery. <1989 season>
1995 - Trenton's Robbie Robinson had 3 touchdowns in a 20-7 win over Chillicothe, only their 2nd


Orace Newman 1922

Chad Boys - 1989
win over Chillicothe in 33 meetings. <1995 season>
2006 - Austin Sloan kicked a 23 yard field goal with 3 seconds left in a 22-19 win vs Odessa. <2006 season>

 


   Carl Moore - 1966

Steve Stilwell - 1988

 Oct 21st
1905 -
Chillicothe lost to Brookfield by "at least 45-0" according to a newspaper article which also stated "Accounters lost track" of the score. It was the 2nd season of Chillicothe football but the first known score. The team went 2-1 in the first season of 1904 but no details have ever been found <1905 season>
1916
- After 1 tie and 2 losses Chillicothe practiced with the Chillicothe Business College team, which helped the high school team to a 19-0 win at Gallatin. A newspaper article stated the team "had so much spirit in them they quit smoking during the season"<1916 season>

1938 - After ties with Princeton and Milan, the Hornets lost to North Kansas City 26-0. How's THAT for a wild schedule. <1938 season>
1949 - Chillicothe scored on a 5 yard Bob Bice touchdown in the 4th quarter but lost to Marceline 19-7. It was the first points allowed by the Marceline defense <1949 season>
1966 - Carl Moore scored on a 38 yard run in a 9-0 win at Kirksville. The hornets had 7 yards passing and Kirksville had 18 yards passing for the game. <1966 season>
1977 - Jeff Schultz had a 62 yard punt return in a 34-12 win against Moberly <1977 season>
1983 - PATs were the key in a 14-12 win at Mexico. Chillicothe was 2 of 2, Mexico 0 of 2
<1983 season>
1988 -
Steve Stilwell had two extra point conversion catches and an interception in a 53-20 win at Savannah <1988 season>

2011 - DJ Gannan had 199 yards rushing and five touchdowns in a 41-6 win vs Cameron. He also had three interceptions on defense <2011 season>
 

Oct 22nd
1926 -
Owsley Welch had two touchdown runs in a 19-3 win at Macon <1926 season>
1931 -
The first home  night game ended in a 0-0 tie with Savannah in a Thursday game. It was also the 4th straight tie, three of them scoreless, giving Chillicothe a 0-0-4 record to start the season <1931 season>
1942 - Roger Englert had two touchdown runs and threw an eight yard touchdown pass in a 21-12 win against Brookfield <1942 season>
1943 -
A lineman's dream: The Brookfield Nose Guard had a five yard interception return in a 20-6 win over Chillicothe <1943 season>
1954
- Don Schooler ran for two touchdowns in a 20-14 homecoming win over Marceline. The Hornets team rushed for 308 yards <1954 season>
1965 - Butch Davis had a 95 yard interception touchdown, a 76 yard rushing touchdown as a part of a four touchdown night in a 39-7 win. The officials were silent with each team having just one five yard penalty. <1965 season>
1971
- David Neal had 125 yards passing and three touchdowns to Scott Morts in a 66-14 win against Kirksville. Chillicothe also had a fumble return touchdown and a blocked punt return touchdown <1971 season>
1982 -
Kelly Mason had 195 yards passing including three first half touchdowns in a 47-14 win at Fulton <1982 season>


 Don Schooler 1954

 Kelly Mason 1982
1993 - Shane Midgyett had 210 yards and two touchdowns rushing and caught a touchdown pass in a 34-20 win against Maryville. <1993 season>
1999
Chillicothe beat Tarkio Academy 68-8, after leading 48-0 at the half. Chillicothe's Defense had three interceptions, three fumble recoveries and one blocked punt. <1999 season>
2010 - Nick Plumber had three touchdowns in a 45-0 win at Cameron. The game was the 600th win in Chillicothe football victory, making them the 5th Missouri school to reach that plateau <2010 season>

 

 
Torrence Hepler 1925

    Bill Graham 1981

Oct 23rd
1925 -
Torrence Hepler ran for one touchdown and passed for two more in a 19-13 win over Excelsior Springs <1925 season>
1936 -
Maryville scored with two minutes left in the game to beat Chillicothe 14-7 in Maryville
<1936 season>

1959 - After a scoreless three quarters, Kirksville scored on a safety and a one yard run in the 4th to beat Chillicothe 8 - 0 <1959 season>
1970 - Ardell Johnson scored touchdowns in the first and third quarters in a 34-0 win at Kirksville. The Hornets had a 27 point first quarter <1970 season>
1981 -
Future University of Missouri star Junebug Johnson had 182 yards receiving, an 80 yard kick off return touchdown and an 82 yard touchdown run but his Fulton team still lost to Chillicothe 29-28. For the Hornets Kelly Mason threw for 185 yards and three touchdown passes including two to Bill Graham, and had a touchdown run. <1981 season>
1987 -
Nine players scored touchdowns including interception return touchdowns by Jason Love and Bill Hayen in a 61-7 win over Savannah. The Hornets defense had 5 interceptions in the game.
<1987 season>
1998 -
Chillicothe beat Tarkio Academy 66 to 8, scoring 46 points in the first quarter including two touchdowns in the first 32 seconds. They also scored on the first play of the second half. Zach

Graham had 3 interceptions on the night and Wyatt Pickering returned a punt for a touchdown.  <1998 season>
2009
- Zach Douglas had two interceptions in a 26 - 7 Hornets win over Cameron. On Offense Brett Stephens ran for three touchdowns <2009 season>

 

Oct 24th
1914 -
Dan Francis missed a 4th quarter field goal by inches in a 15-14 loss to Gallatin
<1914 season>
1930 - Touchdowns by Johnny White and Reggie Fair plus an interception return for touchdown by John Jackson led to a 19-6 win at Savannah in a Big Six Conference game <1930 season>

1940 - Jack Saale had a 4 yard touchdown in the 4th quarter to secure a 14-6 win over Brookfield <1940>
1952 -
Ron Bradley caught two first half touchdown passes in a 25-14 win at Kirksville
<1952 season>
1958 -
The Chillicothe team bus broke down en route to Kirksville, making the team an hour late for the game. The Hornets ended up losing 18-6 and had just 52 yards rushing <1958 season>
1969 -
Brent Anderson threw 2 touchdowns to Ardell Johnson, 1 to Ted Hicks and 1 to Ed Thomas in a 41-0 win at Macon. Anderson went 9 for 19 passing for 315 yards which to this day is still a school record. Johnson had 4 catches for 146 yards. <1969 season>
1975 -
Ron Keith caught a 38 yard touchdown pass, had a one yard touchdown run and had a 77 yard kick off return for touchdown in a 35-6 win at Moberly <1975 season>
1986 - Joey Crenshaw returned the opening kick off 80 yards for a touchdown, threw 3 touchdown passes in the first half to help the Hornets to a 46-12 win at Savannah in the rain.

 Ron Keith - 1975


 Bryce Young - 2008

Tim Romeiser had 2 second half touchdown runs <1986 season>
1997 - Chillicothe threw three touchdown passes, had a pick six and a safety but the highlight was when right tackle Justin Bland, at 6'6" and 300+ pounds lined up in the backfield and had a 3 yard touchdown run, all in the first half, in a 49-7 home win over Trenton <1997 season>
2008
- Bryce Young had touchdown runs of 93 and 92 yards in the first half plus returned the opening kick off 72 yards for a touchdown and had a 19 yard touchdown catch all in the first half in a 49-14 win at Cameron. It is the only time in school history that a single player had two touchdowns of 90+ yards in the same game. <2008 season>

 

  Dave Brown - 1974

   Tyler Long - 2012
 
Oct 25th
1935 -
Paul Paramore scored on a nine yard run in the fourth quarter following a blocked punt. The conversion was good for a 7-6 win at Brookfield <1935 season>
1968 - Touchdown passes were thrown by Phil Willard and Brent Anderson in a 17-7 win at Kirksville. <1968 season>
1974 -
Doug Doughty threw three touchdowns to Mark Switzer in a 26-0 win at Moberly. Defensive Tackle Dave Brown had an interception in the game <1974 season>
1985 -
Chillicothe's defense recovered five fumbles and had one interception in a 30-0 win at Moberly. On offense, Les Swift scored three rushing touchdowns <1985 season>
1991 -
Drew Danner had 154 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 26-7 win at Boonville <1991 season>
2002 
16 Chillicothe players had a rushing attempt in a 58-13 win over Savannah. The Hornets had 360 yards rushing and 106 yards passing <2002 season>
2012 - Tyler Clampitt had a 47 yard interception return for touchdown and Tyler Long had two touchdown runs and one touchdown pass in a 30-8 district  win at Macon <2012 season>
  

Oct 26th
1934 -
Sidney Peters scored in the first and fourth quarters to help the Hornets to a 20-14 win over Brookfield. Charles Mosier also had a first quarter interception return for touchdown
<1934 season>
1945 - Carl Whitacre scored twice in the second half in a 20-6 win at Marceline. He would be selected as a 2nd team halfback on the all NCMC team <1945 season>

1951 - Kirksville didn't score a rushing or passing touchdown but still beat Chillicothe 12-7 thanks to a blocked punt return and a 72 yard fumble return <1951 season>
1973 - David Ginther had 122 yards rushing and two touchdowns in a 27-8 win over Kirksville. As a team, the Hornets rushing for 332 yards in the game <1973 season>
1979 - Stan Saunders threw for 196 yards and three touchdowns in a 36-6 win over Moberly. Scott Durham had 6 catches for 152 yards, which was a school record at the time (Now 4th best all time) <1979 season>

1990 - 3,500 people watched Trenton's Brian Grimes roll up 322 yards rushing to give Trenton their first win over Chillicothe since 1966, winning 32-20 <1990 season>
1996 - Wyatt Pickering had four touchdowns on the ground along with a blocked punt recovery for a touchdown in a 42-7 win at Trenton <1996 season>

2001 - Adam Wolf completed all six of his passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-6 win over Moberly <2001 season>  
 


Sidney Peters - 1934

David Ginther - 1973

 

Oct 27th
1922 -
Kirksville scored on a 10 yard run with one minute left in the game to tie Chillicothe 12-12
<1922 season>
1932 - Carl Melton had two touchdown runs in the second half to help beat Maryville 13-6
<1932 season>
1939 - Gary Fordyce had a 24 yard run to help the Hornets beat Brookfield 25-7. After losing the opening game, the Hornets won their last 7 and were NCMC Champions <1939 season>
1972 - Pembroke Country Day scored twice in the second half to beat Chillicothe 14-7 for the Hornets only loss of their state championship season. Chillicothe was 1 of 8 passing for a 5 yard loss and had three turnovers  <1972 season>
1978 -David Macoubrie scored first, Andy Hill returned the next kick off for a 7-6 Trenton lead but Chillicothe rolled on in a 47-14 win. Macoubrie had 214 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns
<1978 season>
1989 -David White had 151 yards and three touchdowns, had 93 yards passing and a touchdown, plus 2 punt returns for 80 yards in a 34-0 win over Maryville, which managed just 26 total yards of offense <1989 season>
2000 - Ethan Dockery caught a 45 yard touchdown pass in a 34-0 win at Moberly. It was Chillicothe's only completion of the game. <2000 season>
2006 - Chillicothe held Richmond to under 100 yards of offense in a 41-0 Chillicothe win on the road. Clint Singleton had a 28 yard interception return for touchdown <2006 season>
  
 


 Gary Fordyce - 1939

Clint Singleton -2006

 

   

 Mark Conway - 1977


David Garrison - 1994

Oct 28th
1927 -
Hornets lost at Cameron 25-6 but later won by forfeit due to an ineligible Cameron player, It would be the only win of the season for the Hornets <1927 season>

1948 - Larry James scored on a 2 yard run in the third quarter in a 6-6 tied game against Cameron. Both teams had 4 turnovers <1948 season>
1955 - Chillicothe attempted to passes in the game, both unsuccessful, but ran for two touchdowns in a 12-12 tie game with Kirksville <1955 season>
1960 - Kirksville's Gary Grossnickle had two touchdown runs and a fumble return for touchdown but Chillicothe still won 20-19 <1960 season>

1966 - Jim Lightner kicked a first quarter field goal that proved to be the winning difference in a 10-7 homecoming win over Macon. The Hornets defense had 3 interceptions and a fumble recovery <1966 season>
1977 - Chillicothe picked up another homecoming win over Trenton 37-14. Future all state player Mark Conway had two fumble recoveries. Both of Trenton's scores game in the final 16 seconds of the game <1977 season>
1988 - Hamilton Trinidad had 111 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a 35-8 win at Maryville

<1988 season>
1994 - David Garrison had two touchdown catches in a 55-0 win against Cameron, plus had a

fumble recovery. Cameron was held to 34 yards rushing and 19 yards passing. <1994 season>

2005 - Clint Macoubrie ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-7 win over Richmond <2005 season>
 

 Oct 29th
1915 -
In what may be the most unusual game in Hornets history, the football team was challenged by their classmates to a game. The contest was treated and considered a regular game. The football team 51-0, making it their only win of the season. <1915 season>
1965 - Butch Davis had 169 yards rushing and 1 touchdown, caught 2 passes and had an interception in a 21-13 win at Macon <1965 season>

1971 - Steve Koehly had a 57 yard punt return touchdown in the first quarter to lead the way to a 46-0 win at Maryville. The Hornets defense had 3 interceptions, 3 fumble recovery and a blocked punt <1971 season>
1976 - Billy Vorbeck had two touchdowns and 170 yards rushing in a 26-2 win in the rain and mud at Trenton <1976 season>
1982 - Kelly Mason threw for 218 yards including two touchdowns to Shawn Benson, but the running game was held to under 60 yards in a homecoming loss to Mexico 27-19
<1982 season>
1993 - Shane Midgyett had a touchdown run and caught a touchdown pass in a 35-0 win at Savannah <1993 season>
1999 - David Gabrielson had 20 rushes for 302 yards and three touchdowns in a 44-13 win at Savannah. The 302 yards is a single game school record <1999 season>

Steve Koehley - 1971

David Gabrielson 1999

2009 - Chillicothe won at Smithville 29-22 thanks to a 73 yard interception touchdown by Alex Thompson in the 4th quarter and a Jared McCauslin 1 yard winning touchdown with 1:22 left in the game <2009 season>

 
   Brent Scholl - 1987

 Shawn Benson 1981

 Oct 30th.
1908 -
Chillicothe beat Meadville 6-0. The yearbook said "In a well fought battle the red and black came out six points to the good", one of the first mentions of the school colors, which apparently date back to the earliest days of Chillicothe school sports <1908 season>
1914 - Lost to Lathrop 57-7 in a game that was close until Chillicothe lost their right tackle and right end to apparent injuries <1914 season>
1925 - Chillicothe was inside the Richmond 10 yard line 3 times, Richmond inside the Chillicothe 10 yard line at the end of the game but no one scored in a 0-0 tie <1925 season>
1931 - Clarence Alberts had a 25 yard blocked punt return in a 13-7 win at Kirksville, the team's only win of the season <1931 season>
1942 - Harold Ashbrook had 3 touchdown runs and one touchdown catch in a 31-13 win against Marceline. He had 157 yards in 13 carries <1942 season>
1959 Vince Turner had 125 yards and 3 touchdowns and Butch Clark had 109 yards rushing in a 26-7 win at Macon <1959 season>
1964 - Butch Davie threw a touchdown pass, caught a touchdown pass, scored a rushing touchdown and returned a punt for touchdown all in a 42-14 homecoming win against Macon
<1964 season>
1981 - Mexico scored twice in the 4th quarter for a come from behind win 24-21. David Vorbeck had 228 yards rushing, Kelly Mason 171 yards passing and Shawn Benson with 125 yards receiving but Mexico's Terrence Gardner had 202 yards rushing and 2 of 3 touchdowns in the 4th quarter <1981 season>

1987 - Brent Scholl threw two touchdowns to Chad Snyder in a 34-14 win at Benton <1987 season>
2008 - Bryce Young had 142 yards rushing and Clint Dysart had 119 yards rushing in a 34-3 win against Smithville <2008 season>

 

Oct 30th
Through history, Halloween has been a bit of a nightmare for the Chillicothe Hornets with 7 wins and 7 losses on this date through history.
1969 - Chillicothe beat Marceline 56-0 despite two more touchdowns were called back due to penalties. Brent Anderson went 3 of 4 for 95 yards and 3 touchdowns, Craig Wilson had an 86 yard touchdown run on the first play of the game and Sam Mets had a 16 yard fumble return for the final touchdown <1969 season>
1980 - David Vorbeck had three touchdown runs, Kelly Mason threw for 186 yards and two touchdown passes in a 36-20 win at Trenton, which scored the final 13 points of the game in the 4th quarter <1980 season>

1986 - Les Swift ran for three touchdowns in a 35-0 win at St Joseph Benton <1986 season>

1997 - Justin Walter returned the opening kick off for a touchdown, had three rushing touchdowns including one of 80 yards and had a 65 yard touchdown catch in a 55-12 win at Fulton. David Gabrielson had a punt return touchdown and Joe Koehly had a 33 yard interception return.
<1997 season>
2013 - Fulton scored on a four yard pass with 33 seconds left for a 34-30 playoff win at Chillicothe. Their running back Travis Dean had 221 yards of rushing <2013 season>

 Craig Wilson - 1969


 Justin Walter - 1997

Nov 1st

 Keith Ware - 1968

 
  Daniel Meyer - 2003

1935 - Paul Paramore had a five yard rushing touchdown and a 60 yard touchdown reception and Sidney Peters returned an offensive fumble for a score in a 20-0 win over Maryville.
<1935 season>
1946 - Carl Whitacre had touchdowns of 51 yards and 49 yards in a 13-6 homecoming win over Macon. <1946 season>
1963 - Macon's Larry Blackstun threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third in a 26-13 win over Chillicothe. Blackstun had 3,460 yards rushing and 40 touchdowns in his high school career. <1963 season>

1968 - It was another blow out win for Chillicothe, this one a 45-7 win over Macon for homecoming that included 11 players with a rushing attempt, 3 with a pass attempt and Keith Ware leading the receivers with 5 catches for 128 yards and 2 touchdowns <1968 season>

1985 - Jason Graves kicked a then school record 42 yard field goal with 5 seconds left to beat Helias 17-14. Kevin Fender had an 84 yard touchdown run in the 4th quarter.  <1985 season>
1991 - Drew Danner had two touchdown runs, Mark Faubion threw two touchdown passes and had a touchdown run in a 48-12 win over Trenton <1991 season>

2002 - One week after a 58-13 win over Savannah, the Hornets topped it with a 59-14 win over Cameron with 11 players with a rushing attempt, 332 yards rushing and 151 yards passing. Chillicothe had 2 safeties both in the 1st quarter and Ryan Smith threw for 132 yards and a touchdown <2002 season>

2003 - Cameron's Drew Newhart threw for 316 yards for five interceptions in a 60-13 Chillicothe win. The Hornets' Daniel Meyer threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns to Drew Lollar. Clint Macoubrie had three rushing touchdowns <2003 season>

2007 - Chillicothe beat Boonville 48-7 but an earlier district loss left the Hornets out of post season play <2007 season>
 

Nov 2nd

1917 -   The Hornets Marion Winn had a 40 yard interception touchdown and a seven yard run, both in the 4th quarter, in a 38-3 win over Trenton <1917 season>
1945 - Chillicothe was inside the 10 yard line three times but couldn't score in a 7-0 loss at Cameron. <1945 season>

1956 - Norman Jewell had a 40 yard interception TD, a 45 yard interception TD, and Oliver Clark had three touchdown runs in a 44-12 win over Milan, which threw 5 interceptions and lost 5 fumbles. <1956 season>
1962 - Wayne Cunningham had two touchdowns in the third quarter of a 20-7 Homecoming win over Macon <1962 season>
1973 - Ben Willard scored twice in a 36-16 over first year program Columbia Rock Bridge
<1973 season>
1979 - Trenton's Brad Perry threw for 275 yards but the team rushed for a minus 2 yards total in a 33-14 Chillicothe win. Scott Durham had 172 yards rushing and Bill Bouziden had 2 rushing touchdowns <1979 season>
2001 - Aaron Trager had three interceptions in a 29-0 win at Kirksville. Cody Denton scored  on a 55 yard run and a 42 yard reception <2001 season>
2006 - Austin Sloan went 8 for 16 for 161 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 35-0 win at Boonville to win districts <2006 season>


Wayne Cunningham
Aaron Trager - 2006

2011 - In conditions that resembled a hurricane, Richmond's Gabe Vandiver had 5 touchdowns and 285 yards rushing in a 42-8 regional play off win over Chillicothe. The Hornets had just 32 yards rushing and no passing <2011 season>
 

Nov 3rd

     Joe Shy - 1938

 Levi Yardley - 2000

 

1922 - Chillicothe beat Moberly 72-7 behind Orace Newman with 5 touchdown passes, one touchdown run and one interception return for touchdown plus three touchdown runs by Dale Pigg. <1922 season>
1938 - Junior Darr had a touchdown run, touchdown pass and an interception return for touchdown and Joe Shy had a touchdown run and touchdown catch in a 26-7 win over Marceline. Both Darr and Shy would go on to be major college sports stars, Darr in Football and Shy in Track. Darr would have a pro football try out and Shy would tie an indoor track world record.
<1938 season>
1948 - The Hornets offense was nowhere to be found in a 26-0 loss to Carrollton. Chillicothe had just 20 rushing yards and 12 passing yards. <1948 season>
1978 - David Macoubrie ran for two touchdowns and mark Fitchett for one in a 21-0 win at Kirksville. The Tigers had a minus four yards rushing in the game <1978 season>
1989 - Six different Hornet defenders had a turnover - three with interceptions and three with fumble recoveries in a 14-6 win at Trenton <1989 season>
2000 - Levi Yardley had a touchdown run and a touchdown catch plus Cory Gregg picked off two passes in a 21-0 win against Kirksville <2000 season>
2005 - Clint Macoubrie had 166 yards rushing with three touchdowns, Brett Johnson picked off three passes and Clayton Spears had a blocked punt in a 42-7 win against Boonville
<2005 season>

Nov 4th

Rick Benson 1977

1912 - Chiillicothe lost to Trenton 30-0, lost to Trenton again 5 days later and no other games or scores for this season has ever been found. Yearbook said due to students not supporting the team and the lack of a good coach the team became disheartened and disbanded
<1912 season>
1977 - Rick Benson had 3 fumble recoveries according to newspaper account, Benson says it was 5, in a 36-7 win vs Kirksville <1977 season>
1993 - Matt Griffith threw for 233 yards and 2 touchdowns in 40-6 win vs Trenton <1993 season>
1994 - Chillicothe won at Maryville when Maryville caught a pass out of bounds in the end zone
<1994 season>

2004 - For just the 2nd time in school history, 3 Hornet running backs had 100+ yards rushing  in the same game. Clint Macoubrie, Brent Christopher & Michael Marriott <2004 season>
 

Nov 5th
1936 -
Prior to the Chillicothe vs Marceline football game, the yearbook talks about "the big parade" held from the school to downtown to arouse enthusiasm before the game.  Chillicothe won the game 13-6
<1936 season>
1976 - Kent Hanan threw 3 touchdowns and 128 yards in a 41-20 win at Kirksville. Eddie Ashlock had 4 catches with two four touchdowns. He would later receive All State Honors
<1976 season>   
<All State Football Players>
1982 - Chillicothe's defense forced five turnovers including two fumble recoveries by Gil Gates in a 35-12 win at Trenton
<1982 season>
1999 - Zach Graham kicked a 26 yard field goal with 3 seconds left for a 10-7 win vs Maryville. Adam Cooper had 161 yards on 27 carries and a touchdown 
<1999 season>
2008 - Bryce Young had 227 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 42-0 win over Pembroke Hill. The game was stopped due to rain with a score of 28-0 and resumed the following night in a regional playoff game <2008 season>

 


Eddie Ashlock - 1976

Adam Cooper - 1999


Jerry Jackson - 1957


 Scott Morts - 1971

Nov 6th
1908 -
A week after beating Meadville 6-0, Chillicothe beats previously undefeated St Joseph Central at home 6-5. A newspaper article stated the win "was celebrated by the famous Shirt tail parade" but no other details were provided about the celebration. <1908 season>
1914 - Chillicothe tied Breckenridge for the second time of the season. The 6-6 score resulted in changes in the line and a series of practice games with Chillicothe Business College
<1914 season>
1957 - Jerry Jackson scored two 35 yard touchdown runs to help Chillicothe beat Milan on the road 20-14 on a Wednesday after being postponed from November 1st. Milan scored both touchdowns in the 4th quarter, the final one with 21 seconds left <1957 season>
1971 - Chillicothe had no offensive touchdowns but still beat Trenton 16-8 on homecoming. David Miller had a 28 yard field goal, Sam Mets an 18 yard interception return and Scott Morts had a 28 yard fumble return <1971 season>

1981 - Kelly Mason went 8 of 12 for 239 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 55-8 win over Trenton for homecoming. The Hornets defense intercepted three Trenton passes. the Bulldogs scored with 16 seconds left in the game Mason's 6 touchdowns is still a school record <1981 season>
1992 - Chillicothe beat Trenton 14-0 thanks to 250 yards rushing. The passing game was less successful, completing 2 out of 7 passes for a minus-4 yards. <1992 season>

 

Nov 7th
1919 -
Hamilton scored in the final 3 minutes to beat Chillicothe 6-0 on the road. Chillicothe finished the season at 2-7 with 6 losses by shut out <1919 season>
1930 - Chillicothe's Fred Bayless recovered a teammate's fumble in the end zone for the only score in a 6-0 win against Kirksville <1930 season>
1941 - Roger Englert completed an 18 yard pass to Bill Fisher in the 4th quarter to finish in a 7-7 tie against Trenton. Chillicothe lost fumbles at the one yard line in the 1st and 3rd quarters
<1941 season>
1970  Ardell Johnson had 129 yards rushing and a touchdown plus 74 yards receiving and a touchdown in a 33-7 win at Trenton. The Hornets Defense forced three touchdowns including a fumble recovery in the end zone by Steve Bruce <1970 season>
1980 - Kirksville returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown in an 18-15 win over Chillicothe. David Vorbeck had 183 yards rushing and a touchdown <1980 season>
1986 - Les Swift had three touchdown runs in a 52-0 win over Mexico. The team had no one over 100 yards rushing but used ten ball carriers <1986 season>
1997 - Chillicothe beat Kirksville 54-7 with three touchdown runs from Wyatt Pickering along with a touchdown catch while Justin Walter had a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown.
<1997 season>


 Roger Englert 1941

 Steve Bruce 1970


Billy Penniston 1998


  Scott Lowe - 2003

Nov 8th
1929 -
Chillicothe's Ed Saale had a interception return for touchdown in a 13-0 win at Kirksville <1929 season>
1974 - Chillicothe's Defense had 6 fumble recoveries, two interceptions and Sam Fleener had his 5th blocked punt of the season in a 35-20 win at Kirksville <1974 season>
1979 -  Chillicothe's Defense had 6 interceptions including three by Jim Earl in a 21-7 win over Kirksville <1979 season>
1985 - (working on a theme here) Chillicothe Defense had three interceptions and three fumble recoveries in a 47-0 win over Savannah. Jason Graves had a 32 yard punt return TD and a 90 yard kick off TD <1985 season>
1991 - Kevin Gilgour had 104 yards rushing and 1 touchdown in a 17-7 win against Macon. Chillicothe Defense (YUP.. AGAIN) had two interceptions and three fumble recoveries
<1991 season>
1998 - Billy Penniston had two touchdown runs and a fumble recovery in a 28-14 win at Maryville
<1998 season>
2002 - Jon Lindley had 112 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 21-10 win at Maryville.
<2002 season>
2003 - Chillicothe's Defense (SURPRISE) had two interceptions and four fumble recoveries including two by Scott Lowe in a 28-14 win over Maryville. Lowe also had a 35 yard touchdown reception <2003 season>  

Nov 9th
1928 -
Milan had a safety when they blocked a Chillicothe punt out of the end zone and had a fumble recovery in the end zone on their own muddy field with standing water, beating Chillicothe 8-0 <1928 season>
1939 - Chillicothe's Junior Darr scored two fourth quarter touchdowns in the rain for a 13-6 win over Trenton.
<1939 season>
1983 - Jefferson City Helias' Chris Hentges scored a one yard touchdown on a muddy field for a 14-13 overtime sectional win over Chillicothe. The Hornets Mike Hutchison scored in overtime but the kick was no good. Helias' kick was successful by John Daly, who has had a fairly good career in his other sport.. professional Golf. (Yes.. THAT John Daly) <1983 season>
1988 - David White scored twice in the 4th quarter in a 15-6 sectional win over Warrensburg and had two interceptions on defense. <1988 season>
1996 - Chillicothe's Defense forced four turnovers in a 38-6 win over Kirksville. Hornets Quarterback Nick Brinkley went 11 for 17 for 164 yards and threw touchdowns to Burt Dickinson and Michael Holder <1996 season>

 

Nov 10th
1961 -
Chillicothe's Bill Hutchinson had a 6 yard run with 1:45 left in the game and the Hornets converted the extra point in a 7-6 homecoming win over Trenton <1961 season>
1967 - Phil Willard had a 71 yard run and three fumble recoveries in a 33-0 homecoming win over Trenton. Mike Jordan recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown. <1967 season>

1972 - Mike Wood threw two touchdowns to Steve Gastineau, Mark Putnam and two touchdown runs in the fist quarter in a 48-18 homecoming win over Warrensburg. <1972 season>

1973 - Greg Switzer ran for two touchdowns and passed for two more in a 48-7 homecoming win over Trenton <1973 season>
1993 - David Booth had 113 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 29-6 sectional win at Kansas City Lincoln <1993 season>
1999 - In one of the most crushing defeated in Hornets History, Zach Sherman of Platte County scored in double overtime to help the Pirates beat the Hornets (again) 34-28 at Platte County
<1999 season>
2008 - Chillicothe had 163 yards rushing and 176 yards passing in a 40-0 sectional win over Smithville. Stephen Quinn had two interceptions, Tommy Hargrave recovered an offensive fumble in the end zone and Clint Dysart had a 6 yard blocked punt return for touchdown <2008 season>

 


 Mike Wood - 1972

 Clint Dysart - 2008

Nov 11th
November 11th is Veterans Day and for 30 years it was also Chillicothe vs Trenton game day. The first Hornets vs Bulldogs Veterans Day game was in 1936 with the final one in 1969. The teams would almost always play on November 11th unless it fell on a Sunday. Despite the long string of Chillicothe wins over Trenton in the 60s and on, Trenton had their fair share of wins over Chillicothe in the early years. <Chillicothe vs Trenton All Time Series>


Paul Danclovic 1947


   Travis Clark - 1987

1920 - Chillicothe rolled up their most points ever in a 90-6 win over Meadville. The CHS 2nd team (Junior Varsity) lost to Meadville 60-0 earlier in the season, so the smaller school challenged the varsity to a game. Scoring details are unknown  <1920 season>
1936 - Chillicothe meets Trenton in the first Veterans Day game. Trenton scored in the 4th quarter to edge out a 7-6 win. Trenton had good success early in the series with wins in 1937, 38, 40, 43 and 44. <1936 season>
1942 - Trenton put together a 98 yard drive and scored on a pass play with 5 seconds left, but the Hornets Roger Englert stopped the PAT to end the game in a 6-6 tie <1942 season>
1947 - The Hornets Paul Danclovic scored on a 69 yard run in a 13-0 Homecoming win on a Tuesday. <1947 season>
1948 - Chillicothe rushed for a negative 34 yards but managed to score on a 19 yard 4th quarter pass and converted the extra point for a 7-6 win over Trenton <1948 season>
1953 - Jewell Frizzell scored twice in a 14-0 Homecoming win, holding Trenton to 3 first downs. <1953 season>
1959 - 7 different players scored in a 45-0 Hornets Homecoming win with 331 yards rushing and 95 yards passing <1959 season>
1963 - Van Swearingen had 132 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns in a 34-0 Hornets win.
<1963 season>

1965 - Butch Davis scored touchdowns by a run, a catch and an interception in a 28-12 homecoming win <1965 season>
1966 - In what could be a candidate for a top 10 legendary high school football game, 5,500 fans 

 were on hand to see the Hornets at 8-0 which had outscored their opponents 201-27 take on Trenton, 9-0 outscoring opponents 388-26. Trenton scored three touchdowns in the 4th quarter in a 27-10 Trenton win. It would be the last Trenton win over Chillicothe until 1990. Trenton finished ranked #1 in the state in the final poll in the days before post season play, To this day they still consider it their only state football championship <1966 season>
1968 - Brent Anderson threw for 206 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 27-7 win. Trenton was held to just 10 offensive yards. <1968 season>
1969 - Chillicothe had an easy win over Trenton 50-12. The game was played on Tuesday the 11th and the state cut off date for wins was the 9th, so the win didn't count in state qualifying points, keeping Chillicothe out of the play offs. The teams would continue to play, but this game marked the end of the Veterans Day rivalry <1969 season>
1978 - Chillicothe beat Lafayette 35-14 in a quarterfinal win. David Macoubrie had 155 yards and 4 touchdowns
<1978 season>
1987 - Chillicothe destroyed Benton 52-28 in a sectional win. Travis Clark had 2 touchdowns as die David White and Hamilton Trinidad while Brent Scholl threw for two touchdowns. <1987 season>

 

Nov 12th
1926 -
Chillicothe's Tom Botsford scored on a 3rd quarter touchdown run in a 7-0 win over Gallatin <1926 season>
1951 - Emmit Wallace and Ellis Mason both scored on 1 yard runs in the 4th quarter for a 14-6 Chillicothe win over Trenton, one of only two wins that year <1951 season>
1956 - Chillicothe had a true statement win over Trenton, winning 47-18 on the road with 298 yards rushing and 151 yards passing. Chillicothe ended the year 6-2 and Trenton 5-4 <1956 season>
1962 - Trenton had 357 yards rushing in a 40-12 win over Chillicothe <1962 season>


Burt Dickenson 1997

1997 - Chillicothe beat Montgomery County 55-0 in a sectional play off game. Burt Dickenson threw two touchdown passes and had one touchdown run. Chillicothe had no turnovers and no penalties in the game <1997 season>
 

Bryan Watkins - 1986

Nov 13th
1914 -
Churchill (first name not found) scored twice in a 13-3 win over Brookfield <1914 season>
1931 - Chillicothe lost to Lafayette 19-6. The Hornets only touchdown was scored by Jack Shutt, who was moved from starting right tackle to starting Quarterback during the season, which might be one reason they only won one game <1931 season>
1941 - Roger Englert threw for two touchdowns but lost 14-13 and gave Kirksville the Tigers only win of the season <1941 season>
1970 - Ardell Johnson ran for 100 yards and four touchdowns in a 60-8 win over Benton. The Hornets Defense had 3 interceptions and a fumble recovery <1970 season>

1976 - Kent Hanan hit David Macoubrie for a 13 yard touchdown pass with 3:33 left in the game to beat Marshall 21-15 in a quarterfinal game. Hanan had earlier hit a touchdown pass to Eddie Ashlock and scored on a 1 yard run
<1976 season>
1985 - Chillicothe's defense had two interceptions, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt in a 14-6 win over Marshall. Both Hornets touchdowns were in the first quarter. <1985 season>
1986 - Chillicothe beat KC Southwest 26-7 in a sectional game. The game was moved from Wednesday to Thursday and from Southwest to Chillicothe due to field conditions. Joey Crenshaw and Bryan Watkins each had two interceptions, Les Swift had a fumble recover in the end zone and a one yard touchdown. <1986 season>
1996 - Nick Brinkley threw for three touchdowns and 123 yards in a 38-6 sectional win over Macon. Michael Holder kicked a 28 yard field goal. Macon had just 2 first downs and their score was on a 75 yard kick off return
<1996 season>
2003 - In one of the finest moments in Hornets football history, Chillicothe snapped Platte County's 52 game winning streak with a 28-14 win at Platte County, whose running back was injured on the first play. Chillicothe's Scott Lowe
had two interceptions in the game. Chillicothe Coaches came out of the post game locker room wearing specially printed "Platte County 52-1" T-shirts. Prior to this, Chillicothe's last 7 losses had all been to Platte County.
<2003 season>

Nov 14th
1917 -
Stanberry scored on a 5 yard run late in the 4th quarter to finish tied with Chillicothe 7 to 7 in Chillicothe. <1917 season>
1918 - Due to a nation wide deadly influenza epidemic, schools were closed for weeks and this was the first game of a three game season. The team had one week of practice prior to the game and lost to Excelsior Springs 57-0. The School Superintendent had to serve as head coach
<1918 season>
1919 - Six different Hornets scored in a 45-7 win over Excelsior Springs. What a difference a year makes <1919 season>


Quinn Sewell - 1988

1935 - Excelsior Springs scored on a 1 yard run with 40 seconds left for a 19-13 win over Chillicothe <1935 season>
1988 - Chillicothe's Defense forced five turnovers including an interception and a fumble recover by Quinn Sewell in a
41-7 quarterfinal win at Clinton <1988 season>

 
Nov 15th
1929-
Clarence Potts caught 2 touchdown passes and ran for one in a 31-0 win over Milan
<1929 season>
1939 - Junior Darr had five touchdowns in a 39-19 win over Kirksville. Full rushing yardage is not know, but his five touchdown runs alone added up to 203 yards <1939 season>
1940 - Kirksville won at home 12-6 in the final game of the season with all the points scored in the 4th quarter. Quarterback James Wally was Chillicothe's only 1st team All NCMC player
<1940 season>
1974 - Doug Doughty rushed for two touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass to Sam Fleener in a 33-0 win over Trenton. The Hornets defense had 3 fumble recoveries and one interception
<1974 season>
1993 - David Booth had a five yard touchdown in the second overtime, and stopped O'Hara's run conversion attempt for a 22-20 double overtime win in a quarterfinal play off game. The Hornets failed on a 4th down pass in the first overtime but O'Hara was called for interference. Matt Griffith then scored on a 1 yard run to force the second overtime <1993 season>
2008 - Clint Dysart had 14 yards and two touchdowns to help the Hornets to a 29-13 quarterfinal win at Pleasant Hill. Collin Parker had a 37 yard field goal and a 16 yard touchdown catch.
<2008 season>


Clarence Potts - 1929

 Colin Parker - 2008

Nov 16th

Hamilton Trinidad 1987

1907 - Chillicothe beat Brookfield 5-0 at McWilliams Park for their second win over Brookfield of the season. Touchdowns were worth 5 points.
1923 - Chillicothe suffered their worst loss of the season, falling to Trenton 44-0. The Hornets would finish the season 2-8
1973 - Ron Neely had 2 touchdowns and 218 yards rushing in a 23-0 win at Warrensburg
1987 - Hamilton Trinidad had 3 touchdowns in a 43-12 quarterfinal win at O'Hara. David White, Travis Clark and Trinidad all had over 100 yards rushing each, the first time this occurred in school history.
 

Nov 17th

Jason Vorbeck 1997
1933 - Chillicothe had touchdowns from Sidney Peters and Robert Dupy in the second half for a 12-0 win at Trenton.
1986 - Les Swift scored twice including the game winner in the 4th quarter in a 21-14 quarterfinal win against O'Hara. Bryan Watkins had a 53 yard interception touchdown in the 4th quarter.
1997 - Wyatt Pickering had 206 yards rushing with two touchdowns and an 11 yard blocked punt return for a touchdown in a 21-14 playoff win at Owensville. Chillicothe's defense had 4 interceptions including two from Jason Vorbeck

Troy Cranmer 1972

M Thistlethwaite 1991
 
Nov 18th
1916 -
Fred Burke scored twice in a 26-0 win over Brookfield. The team went 5-2-2 on the season.
1921 - In one of the biggest wins in school history, Chillicothe beat Hamilton 81-0. They led 48-0 at halftime and the game was called in the end of the third quarter due to darkness. There were no field lights.
1935 - Paul Paramore had 4 touchdowns in a 45-6 win at Unionville. His 4 runs totaled 173 yards.
1972- Troy Cranmer kicked a 25 yard field goal with 1:33 left in the game for a 15-13 semifinal win over Helias.
1985 - Les Swift had a school record 40 carries for 193 yards and a touchdown in a 21-14 playoff win at St Charles West in a hard rain storm that forced cancellations of several playoff games that night.
1991 - Chillicothe had a 15-0 win at Maryville with Drew Danner getting two touchdowns and Mke Thistlethwaite with an interception and fumble recovery




 
Nov 19th
1910-
Chillicothe beat Hamilton 11-2 to win their final five games and end the season 5-1
<1910 Season>
1926 - Richmond beat Chillicothe 64-0 after leading 14-0 at half. Richmond had a right guard that weight 290 pounds while Chillicothe's biggest lineman weight 168 pounds <1926 season>
1948 - Hornets Quarterback Larry James injured in the first quarter in a 13-7 loss at Kirksville in
the wind, rain and snow <1948 season>
1988 - Spencer Sutton had a 21 yard pick six to start the scoring in a 26-10 semifinal win against Carl Junction. It was part of a 20 point first quarter for the Hornets <1988 season>

 


Spencer Sutton - 1988


Shane Midgyett 1993
 

Nov 20th
1909-
Chillicothe won their 4th straight game, beating Carrollton 44-0. The team would finish the season at 6-1 and out score their opponents 234 to 13 <1909 season>
1919 Chillicothe lost to Linneus 13-12, one week after beating Excelsior Springs <1919 season>

1976 - Joplin Memorial scored on a 9 yard run in the second overtime to beat Chillicothe 34-31 in a semifinal game. Joplin had 258 yards rushing to Chillicothe's 146 yards <1976 season>
1993  - Chillicothe had touchdowns from Shane Midgyett and David Booth in a 13-6 semi-final win over Bolivar <1993 season>

Nov 21st
1914-
Chillicothe played Breckenridge for the third time of the season and won 37-0 after two earlier ties. <1914 season>
1930 - QB Johnny White scored on a run and threw a touchdown pass, Fred Irvin caught a touchdown pass and had a run as part of a 40-6 win over Maryville. Reggie Fair scored on an 85 yard run in the final minute <1930 season>

1970 - Mark Putnam and Ardell Johnson each scored twice in a 29-12 semi-final win over Warrensburg. Chillicothe's defense had 4 interceptions and a fumble recover <1970 season>

1987 - Camdenton scored twice in the 4th quarter including the winning touchdown with 1:29 left to beat Chillicothe 24-21 in a semi-final game <1987 season>


   Fred Irvin - 1930


 

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