Hornets Take Fourth at LeBlond Tournament

Accurate three point shooting was the difference in a Hornets Tournament loss Saturday. St Michael the Archangel of Lee’s Summit beat Chillicothe 69-61 in the Bishop LeBlond Tournament third place game. Chillicothe led by ten points at halftime but was outscored 42-23 in the second half. St Michael had twice as many made three point baskets in the game, and went 8 of 11 at the free throw […]

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Lady Hornets Basketball Beats Smithville

The Chillicothe Lady Hornets used a strong defense and just enough offense to beat Smithville 37-34. The game was played at NCMC’s Holiday Hoops showcase in Trenton. Smithville led 17-15 after the first quarter before the two teams stepped up their defense. Chillicothe led by 1 point at halftime and after three quarters. Chillicothe was paced by Kennedie Kieffer with […]

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Hot Shooting Hornets Sting Tigers

The Chillicothe Hornets Boys Basketball team beat Falls City, Nebraska 66 to 45 in the opening round of the Bishop LeBlond Tournament. Chillicothe used hot shooting in the first half to build on an early lead. The Hornets shot 75% from the floor in the first half, unofficially. Hornets Coach Tim Cool said his team’s defense was outstanding, especially in […]

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Basketball Scores from Friday Games

NCMC’s Holiday Hoops basketball showcase had nine games Friday and eight more scheduled today (Saturday 12/22/2018) Results from Friday: Princeton girls over Green City 49-48 Princeton boys over Green City 59-58 Maryville boys over Lexington 70-31 Lexington girls over Braymer 36-29 Paris girls over North Platte 53-28 Paris boys over North Platte 61-34 Madison girls over Grundy County of Galt […]

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JV Basketball Teams Split Games

Chillicothe’s Junior Varsity teams split their games on Tuesday. The Girls JV Lady Hornets hammered Columbia Hickman 48-18. Haley Kidd and Essie Hicks each had eight points, Lucy Reeter had six, Kiley Kirkpatrick and Josie Reeter each had five, Kaylee Munson and Brooke Horton had four each, Ella Leamer and Kennedy Corzette each had three, Montana Hall had two points. […]

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Wild Finish to Hornets Road Win

The Chillicothe Boys Basketball team survived a wild and distracting finish to beat Kirksville 53-50 on the road. Chillicothe led by two points with under three seconds left when a foul sent Westley Brandsgaard to the free throw line. After hitting the first free throw, some fans rushed down the bleachers to the balcony and waved and shouted for medical personnel. The […]

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