Chillicothe Wins Battle of VB Lady Hornets Teams

The Chillicothe Hornets Volleyball team (11-12) defeated the Penney Hornets 25-7, 25-7 and 25-7 at Chillicothe High School. The Hornets celebrated seniors Gracie West, Makayla Vance and Claire Ripley. The Hornets also raised $825 for cancer treatment. Lindy Chapman from Hedrick Medical Center received the funds. Gracie West and Claire Ripley along with junior Trista Tipton led the team with […]

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CHS Softball beats Hamilton

Another Chillicothe softball game, another double-digit victory. This time Penney of Hamilton was the latest victim in a 19-2 Chillicothe win. Chillicothe opened up a close 1-0 game with a ten-run third inning, a three run fourth inning and a five run fifth inning. Chillicothe had 23 hits in the game and held Hamilton to just three hits. Hadley Beemer […]

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Two Football Rivalry Games Friday

Friday’s area football schedule of games will include two big rivalry games. The headliner will be the annual Bell Game between Marceline and Brookfield. A few years ago in a nationwide poll, the game was voted Best High School Football Rivalry Game in the nation. Brookfield’s first year head Coach Cory Luke is well aware of the importance of winning […]

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Penney: Hamilton Has New Football Coach

Penney High of Hamilton has a new football coach this season. Coach Alexander Lloyd grew up in Southern Illinois and has coached at Princeton and Farmington prior to accepting the Hamilton job. Lloyd says part of  his decision was the community. Lloyd says he inherited a great coaching staff that helped him build on the current program. Penney of Hamilton […]

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One Injured After Driver Falls Asleep

A Kansas City woman was injured in an accident that happened when another driver fell asleep.  State Troopers report 53-year-old Renee Lawson of Kansas City was taken to North Kansas City Hospital following the accident on I-435, Saturday at about 10:50 pm.  According to the report, Lawson was a passenger in a vehicle that was northbound, driven by 52-year-old Manny […]

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