Academic All State Track & Field

Every season, the Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches Association recognizes its Academic All-State team. To be eligible in years past, athletes needed to maintain a 3.6 GPA or score a 25 or higher on the ACT. They also needed to compete in the District, Sectional, or State meet. With the cancellation of spring athletics this year due to Covid-19, […]

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Hornets Soccer Hauls In Honors

Chillicothe Hornets Conference and District champion Boys Soccer Team players have picked up some post-season honors with the announcement of All District and All Conference teams. Mason Baxter – First Team All District and unanimous selection First Team All Conference Forward. Carter Allen – First Team all District and First Team All Conference Defender. Ben Cueni-Smith – First Team All […]

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CHS Baseball Team Honored

The Chillicothe Hornets baseball team received accolades and post season recognition at their annual banquet Tuesday night. The Hornets struggled to pick up just five wins on the season. Two of them were conference wins against four MEC losses. Hornets Head Baseball Coach Canaan Fairley says there are some bright spots in the season. Fairly expects much better things next […]

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Class 3 District 14 Basketball Teams

Selections have been named for the Class 3 District 14 All District basketball teams. Four Chillicothe players were selected to the teams, two Hornets and two Lady Hornets. Boys selections from Chillicothe were Westley Brandsgaard, a Junior, and CJ Pfaff, also a Junior. Girls selections from Chillicothe were Hunter Keithley, a Junior, and Kennedie Kieffer, a Senior. Here is complete […]

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Hussey Gets Baseball Tournament Honors

Former Chillicothe Hornet baseball player Derek Hussey is one of four Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat baseball players named to an All Tournament team. Hussey was named to the MIAA/GLVC Challenge all tournament team after hitting .357 with five hits and three runs scored. He went 3-for-5 with a run scored against UMSL. He notched two hits including a double […]

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Chillicothe R-II Teacher of the Year and Beacon Award Winners

The 2018 Chillicothe R-II School District’s Teacher of the Year and Beacon Award winners were announced Friday afternoon before their peers. The Beacon Award is presented to a member of the support staff at the Chillicothe Schools.  Each building nominates one person and a winner is selected from the nominations.  This year’s Beacon Award Winner is Middle School Secretary Jeanette […]

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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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Hornet Cross Country Team Honored at Banquet

Chillicothe High School’s Hornets and Lady Hornets Cross Country teams were honored at their annual banquet Thursday Night. It was bittersweet for Head Coach Tim Riekena, who is retiring after serving 12 years as the head coach. Riekena reflects on his final season as Coach. Awards handed out included All Conference Honors to Hayden Simmer and Kadence Shipers.  Most Improved […]

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Six Hornets Soccer Players Tabbed All MEC

Six Chillicothe Hornets Soccer players have been named All Conference. Brennan Munson is named a first team Midfielder and Jacob Chapman a first team Defender. Mason Baxter is a second team Forward. Chace Corbin is an honorable mention Forward, Ethan Corbin and Brendon Nelson are both honorable mention Defenders. Chillicothe finished with a 3-3 MEC record this year. Maryville and St Pius X both finished […]

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