Swarm Drop Football Season Opener

The Chillicothe Swarm Semi-Professional football team dropped their season opening game at home on Saturday. The Swarm fell to the Quad City Nighthawks 18-14 at Jerry Litton Memorial Stadium. Quad City scored first with 8 minutes left in the first quarter on a 5 yard touchdown pass. The conversion was no good. The 6-0 score would hold up the rest […]

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Good Numbers Out for CHS Spring Sports

Chillicothe High School’s Spring edition of “Meet the Hornets” showed outstanding numbers out for Sports. More than 160 freshmen through seniors are out for boys and girls track, baseball, boys tennis, boys golf and girls soccer. Chillicothe High School Principal and Athletic Director Dan Nagel said it is challenging to stay organized with so many sports and athletes. Nagel credits […]

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Chillicothe Selected To Host All Star Game

The Midwest Football Alliance, whose teams include the Chillicothe Swarm, have selected Chillicothe and Jerry Litton Stadium as the host of the upcoming season’s All Star Game. A representative of the Missouri Valley Pitbulls suggested Chillicothe for the game. The stadium’s “first rate facilities” and central location were listed as benefits for selecting Chillicothe to host the 2019 game on […]

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Hornets Football Players Earn District and MEC Honors

Several Chillicothe Hornets football players were named to the All District and All Midland Empire Conference teams. Isaac Washburn – All District Offensive Lineman 1st team All MEC Offensive Lineman and 2nd team all MEC Defensive Lineman. Dawson Wheeler – All District Linebacker, 1st team All MEC Linebacker. Lavery Jones – All District Defensive Back, 2nd Team All MEC Defensive […]

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Area Football Playoff Results

The only Midland Empire Conference team still playing football hits the road for the Class 3 semi-finals this weekend. The Maryville Spoofhounds beat Odessa 29-6 at home. The Spoofhounds will play on the road in a semi-final game against Trinity Catholic, which is now the top ranked team in Class 3. In Class 2, Lathrop beat Summit Christian 41-14. Lathrop now will play […]

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Banquet Honors Hornets Football Team

Reflections and stories of the 2018 Chillicothe Hornets Football team were a large part of the annual Football Banquet Sunday night. Head Coach Tim Rulo recognized a large number of people that helped the team this season. Only one award was announced. The Annual Shawn Trager Memorial Scholarship was presented to Senior Cade Koehly by the Trager Family. The scholarship […]

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Area Football District Championships

High School Football District Championships were decided on a cold Missouri Friday Night. Class 3 Maryville 34, Savannah 12. Maryville tied the game at 6 late in the second quarter but pulled away in the second half to win the district championship. The Spoofhounds will host Odessa, on the 17th. Odessa was a 49-6 winner over Pembroke Hill. In Class […]

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