Ward Signs with Washburn University

A Chillicothe Senior Football Player has officially signed a Letter of Intent to play college football. Kam Ward, a two year starter for the Hornets Football Program has signed to play for Washburn University. Ward said he immediately fell in love with the college on his recruitment visit. Ward says this is a dream come true. He says the college […]

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Benton Looking to Overcome Tragedy

In high school football across Missouri Friday night, teams will be fighting for a win and momentum going into next week’s start of Districts. For the Benton Cardinals team, it is a completely different fight. It will be a fight to search and hope for a little bit of normalcy to return in their lives. Earlier this week, a Sophomore […]

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Hornets edge Lafayette, now 5-1

A bad extra point snap by Lafayette was the difference in a Chillicothe Hornets 14-13 conference win over St Joseph Lafayette. Chillicothe scored first on a Jaden Winder 1 yard run early in the Second quarter to lead 7-0. Lafayette countered with an 11 yard quarterback run, the kick was good to tie the score. Later in the second quarter, […]

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Hornets Host Irish in MEC Football

The Chillicothe Hornets host St Joseph Lafayette tonight in a Conference game. Chillicothe is coming off a last second win Saturday over St Pius X while Lafayette beat winless St Louis Carnahan last Saturday, Carnahan has lost their last three games by a combined score of 209 to nothing. Chillicothe Coach Tim Rulo says the Lafayette Irish will change things […]

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Hornets Football Host Irish Friday

The Chillicothe Hornets Football team resumes Midland Empire Conference competition on Friday when they host the Class 4 Lafayette Fighting Irish. Chillicothe is 4-1 and coming off a close win over St Pius. Lafayette is 3-2 with losses at KC Center and at home against Savannah. Hornets Coach Tim Rulo says Lafayette is very athletic. Lafayette is fresh off a […]

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Hornets Head to Cameron Football

The Chillicothe Hornets travel to Cameron tonight in a match up of two teams that was their first two games then lost last week to MEC teams. Cameron coach Jeff Wallace talks about what his defense must do to slow down the Hornets offense. He says the Dragons offense must also keep from turning over the football. Chillicothe Coach Tim […]

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Hornets Ready for Football Opener

It’s the season opener for Chillicothe Football tonight when they travel south to take on Marshall. The Hornet will plan on a little payback after Marshall won at Chillicothe last year. Marshall Head Coach Adam Huse returns a solid quarterback to run his spread offense. However he knows he’ll also need a solid effort out of his defense Chillicothe Coach […]

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Marshall Pass to Test Hornets Defense

The Chillicothe Hornets open their football season on the road against traditional season opening opponent, the Marshall Owls. Marshall returns Quarterback Ben Haug in their pass-happy offense. Marshall Coach Adam Huse says one thing his team will need are some receivers for his spread offense. The Hornets begin their second season under Coach Tim Rulo. He says his Hornets are […]

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Rulo Pleased with Jamboree

The Chillicothe Coaching Staff had a good look at the 2019 Hornets football team in game-like situations at the annual pre-season jamboree. Chillicothe took on Centralia, Hallsville and Moberly in controlled scrimmages at Moberly. Hornets Coach Tim Rulo saw some good things out of his team. He also liked how his coaches communicated and worked together. Against Centralia, the Hornets […]

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