Contact Us
421 Washington
Chillicothe MO 64601

E-Mail Studio
E-Mail News
E-Mail Sales
Home    News    Sports    Weather    Bulletin Board    Contests/Events    Staff    Links    EEO
KCHI Local Sports
Monday through Saturday
6:20am, 7:20am, 8:20am, 12:35pm, 5:35pm
E-Mail your sports results!
The #1 Source for Hornet
Sports Results, Pics & History
From 1904 to Today
(not affiliated or funded by KCHI Radio)


Hornets Tennis Hopes to Re-Load 3/15
Last season the Chillicothe boys tennis team used a Senior laden squad to finish 3rd in conference and reach the district semi-finals. This year, those seniors are gone and Coach Bob Long says the squad is young and short on Varsity experience.

             <Audio: Bob Long>
      Long says there are 17 players out for tennis with just two Seniors, and they are both out for Tennis for the first time.



Youth Movement On Hornets Golf Squad 3/15
The Chillicothe Hornets boys golf team has good numbers out for the sport this year, and Coach Jim Wheeler says most of them are young.
<Audio: Jim Wheeler>
       This year's squad is expected to once again be led by Hayden Montgomery who is back for his Senior season. Montgomery is a two-time state golf qualifier for Chillicothe


Final Weekend of High School Basketball Season 3/15
The final week of High School basketball begins today with Class 5 Semi-Final games in Springfield. On the girls side, St Joseph's Academy takes on Kickapoo and Kirkwood takes on Liberty this afternoon. On the boys side tonight is Chaminade against Columbia Rock Bridge and Webster Groves against Liberty.
      Class 4 semi-finals are Friday with Championship games on Saturday.

Hornets Baseball Ready for New Season 3/14

      Last spring the Chillicothe Hornets Baseball team was crowned Conference Champions. While they graduated a strong Senior class, Head Coach Canaan Fairley says a good group of returning players are ready to step up this season.
           <Audio: Coach Fairley>
      Fairley expects his pitching rotation to be a strength this season
           <Audio: Coach Fairley>
      He doesn't know yet what the team will do offensively, but the first answer to that question may come Friday when they open the season at home against the Savannah Savages.



Lady Hornets Soccer Returns Experience 3/14

      The Chillicothe Girls Soccer team has a new Head Coach when last season's coach accepted a new job out of town. However almost everyone else returns this season. Shannon Grable takes over as Head Coach after serving as an assistant last year, and spent one year as Head Boys Soccer Coach in Chillicothe in 2010.
       Grable says just one Senior graduated from last season.
            <Audio: Shannon Grable>
       Coach Grable says the team still works on fundamentals every practice, and says the players confidence level is great. The season opens Monday at home against Kirksville.


Benton Looks For new Girls Coach 3/14
       A highly successful Midland Empire Conference Girls Basketball coach will move to a different position with in his school system next year.
      St Joseph Benton Girls Basketball Coach Brett Goodwin has been named the new Benton School Athletic Director, following the retirement of Mike Ziesel.
      Twitter reports state Goodwin will no longer coach the Benton Lady Cardinals Basketball team which won 22 games along with District and Conference championships this past season.
      Goodwin coached the Benton Girls to State Championships in 2007 and 2016.

Six CHS Athletes named All MEC in Basketball 3/13

      Three Lady Hornets and three Hornets basketball players were named to the All Midland Empire Conference teams.
      For the Lady Hornets: Sophomore Hunter Keithley was named first team, Junior Kennedie Keiffer and Sophomore Jordan Hibner were named Honorable Mention
      For the Hornets: Sophomore Westley Brandsgaard and Senior Walker Graves were named First team and Senior Adler Marshall was named Honorable Mention.
     The Chillicothe Lady Hornets finished 17-9 overall and tied for Third Place in Conference with a 5-2 record.
     The Chillicothe Hornets finished 22-5 overall and Third Place in Conference with a 5-2 record.


Rulo Hired As New Hornets Football Coach  3/12

     For just the third time since 1963, Chillicothe has hired a new Head Football Coach to replace Phil Willard, who retired at the end of this season.
    Leading Chillicothe next year will be Coach Tim Rulo, who comes most recently from Jefferson City Helias High School, where his team went 6-6 this past season, and prior to that as Head Coach of South Calloway, where his team finished 2nd in state in Class 2 in 2014.

     Rulo says the recent Helias job filled him with important experience, where this past season had the best record in his short tenure at the school
           <Coach Tim Rulo>
     When it comes to an offensive scheme, he has some things he likes to do but he says the exact playbook is still up in the air.
           <Coach Tim Rulo>
     Rulo, who is also the track coach at Helias, says several things attracted him to the Chillicothe opening
           <Coach Tim Rulo>
     Rulo stated the Chillicothe job is not a jumping off point and he hopes to stay here for many years. As far as finding assistant coaches, with the retirement of several of last year's assistants, he is not concerned, stating he had to find eight new assistants when he took over the Helias job.
    The 37 year old Rulo and his wife Anne have two young children



Jesse Miller Earns All American Honors   3/12
Former Chillicothe High School Track and Field State Champion Jesse Miller has earned All-American Honors in his College career. Miller high jumped 6'11" to finish in 4th place in the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships, earning him All American Honors. The mark ties his personal-best set earlier this season.
     Miller finished in 13th place in the Triple Jump with a mark of 48' 5.5" Miller is a red-shirt freshman in track.

(Picture courtesy of University of Central Missouri)