Chillicothe Hosting The MEC Fine Arts Event

Chillicothe High School is hosting the Midland Empire Conference Fine Arts Event, this Saturday.  This is the first annual conference fine arts festival at the high school and there are eight high schools involved, including Chillicothe, Bishop LeBlond, St Joseph Lafayette, St Joe Benton, Savannah, Cameron, St. Pius, and Maryville. The event begins at 5:00 PM in the foyer, with […]

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Controversy at MEC Golf Meet

The Midland Empire Conference Golf meet ended with some controversy that affected Chillicothe and St Pius X. Hornets Coach Jim Wheeler said Chillicothe’s Colby Gillespie played in a foursome of #1 players and turned in a 79 on his scorecard. St Pius X #1 player turned in a 70, however some players in the group disputed the score. The Tournament […]

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Rader, Carins MEC champs, Team 2nd

The Chillicothe Hornets Wrestling Team have two champions and a second-place team finish in the Midland Empire Conference Tournament. Cameron won the team title with 340 points. Chillicothe was second with 213.5 followed by Savannah, Lafayette, Maryville, Benton, and KC St Pius. For Chillicothe, Sheldon Rader won the 113-pound championship with two wins by pin and a 7-4 decision over […]

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MEC Goes 0-2 in Show-Me Bowl

The Midland Empire Conference went 0 and 2 in the Show Me Bowl Football Championship games over the weekend. In Class 2 Lamar won a defensive contest over Kansas City St Pius X 6 to 3. In Class 3 Blair Oaks beat Maryville for the second time this season, winning the title over the Spoofhounds 62 to 40. Blair Oaks […]

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2 MEC Schools in Show Me Bowls

Next weekend’s State Football Championship match ups are set, and the Midland Empire Conference has two teams in the finals. In Class 1: Mid Buchanan over Adrian 48-13. They meet Windsor, a 14-12 winner over Thayer. In Class 2: St Pius X of the M.E.C. beat Palmyra 31-14. Pius will face Lamar, 1 42-7 winner over Jefferson of Festus. In […]

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Hornets vs ‘Hounds MEC Opener

The Chillicothe Hornets football team begins Midland Empire Conference play Friday night when they head to Maryville. The Hornets are looking for their first win of the season. Hornets Coach Tim Rulo says Maryville has had several players in quarantine instead of playing football. Maryville Coach Matt Webb confirms the news. Maryville lost to Blair Oaks in week one 51-8 […]

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Pius Downs Lady Hornets

The Chillicothe Girls Basketball team started slow and ended up losing 55-47 in a conference game at St Pius X. Chillicothe trailed 17-3 after the first quarter but battled back to trail by just two points heading into the fourth quarter. Chillicothe was led by Hunter Keithley with 20 points, Essie Hicks with 9 points, Brooke Horton with 8, Jordan […]

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Lady Hornets vs Lady ‘Hounds Tonight

The Lady Hornets basketball team has a tough and important game tonight when Chillicothe hosts Maryville in a Midland Empire Conference game. Maryville beat Chillicothe girls in the fourth game of the year, 63-37 in the Savannah tournament third place game on December 6th. Maryville is led by 6′ 1′ Junior Serena Sundell, who lit up Chillicothe with 32 points […]

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