MSHSAA Deals With COVID-19 concerns

Chillicothe spring athletes have more time off than planned with the cancellation of school for three weeks. According to a statement on the School District web site the cancellation, from March 17th until school resumes April 6th, is to limit the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. All extracurricular events, practices and use of Chillicothe R-II property for social gatherings have […]

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MSHSAA Basketball Championships

At the High School Basketball Championships in Springfield, Walnut Grove girls picked up another Class 1 State Championship with a 52 to 41 win over Platte Valley, which is South Nodaway and Jefferson High Schools. The Dora boys team won the Boys Class 1 title with a 59 – 49 win over St Elizabeth. The third place games were not […]

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Irish Advances in Class 4 B-Ball

The sectional round of the Class 4 basketball playoffs were held last night for boys and girls. The tournaments included some connections with the Chillicothe Hornets and Lady Hornets teams. In the Class 4 Girls sectional scores: Cape Notre Dame beat Park Hills Central and will face Rockwood Summit, which beat Gateway. Grain Valley girls beat Nevada and will face […]

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Post Season Basketball Tonight (Friday)

A couple of Class 1 State Basketball Quarterfinal games will be tonight, while the rest will be on Saturday. In girls Class 1 Quarterfinal games, Norborne girls at 27-1 will face South Nodaway/Jefferson, also known as “Platte Valley” at 26-3 at 6:00pm at St Joseph Civic Arena. Green City girls at 26-1 faces Community at 27-1 at 6:30 tonight at […]

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Lady Hornets Fall to Macon

The Chillicothe Lady Hornets Basketball season came to an end with a 50 to 40 loss to Macon in the sectional round of the Class 3 State Basketball Tournament. Chillicothe led briefly in the first quarter and stayed with in striking distance most of the game. Hornets Coach Darren Smith said his team just couldn’t get some necessary stops to […]

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Pfaff hits 1,000 in Hornets Win

The Chillicothe Hornets Boys Basketball team held off a determined Brookfield squad to win 69-54 and advance to the District Championship game on Saturday. Chillicothe built a 17 point lead in the second quarter, only to have Brookfield close the game to three points in the third. Chillicothe responded with a 12 point lead after three and hit 18 of […]

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Lady Hornets Head To Title Game

The Chillicothe Lady Hornets overcame Carrollton’s game strategy to pick up a 47-31 District Semi-Final win and heads to Saturday’s championship game. Carrollton attempted to slow down the game by using a deliberate, time consuming offense to keep the basketball out of Chillicothe’s hands. Chillicothe Coach Darren Smith stated the attempt didn’t work, thanks to his hot-shooting team. Chillicothe unofficially […]

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Rader Going For A State Wrestling Medal

The Chillicothe Hornets have just one wrestler still competing in the State Wrestling Tournament. Chillicothe’s 106 pound entrant Sheldon Rader will be going for a medal today thanks to his success through the consolation bracket. After losing his opening match Thursday to a Seneca wrestler, Rader has won three straight matches. He beat a Dexter wrestler by pin in 33 […]

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