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Lady Hornets blank Breck 10-0 at Vastwood Park

Lily Roberts threw a 1-hitter and hit a home run and Audrey Carnes went 4 for 4 during a 10-0 win for the Lady Hornets over Breckinridge County on Tuesday at Vastwood. The outcome was in doubt for a long while as both teams played solid defensively. The Lady Tigers did not have a base…

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Varsity boys fall 6-3 at OHS

The HCHS Hornets varsity baseball team battled from behind and lost 6-3 to the Red Devils in Owensboro Monday. Hancock County starting pitcher Jordan Payne got two outs in the first inning, but three errors by the Hornets defense allowed OHS to plate three runs during the frame. The Hornets got the third out when…

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Tennis teams battle Owensboro and Apollo

The HCHS tennis teams dropped matches to Owensboro High School during competition in Owensboro Monday. The Red Devils won 8-1 in both boys and girls matches. “I thought some of the guys were a bit tight and it took a while before they got fed up and decided to start competing,” HCHS coach Dan Hopkins…

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HCMS boys track team wins, Meserve takes 4 events

The HCMS track teams competed in a 3-team meet at the high school Friday. The Hornet boys team won. Athletes among the top 10 finishers are listed. “I was really proud of how our middle school ran Friday,” HCHS coach Wes Meserve said. Kaleb Helm won the boys 100 meter dash in 12.72 seconds. Julius…

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Lady Hornets beat Catholic to win All “A” region title!

The Lady Hornets showed what they were made of when they blanked Owensboro Catholic 8-0 in the championship game of the All “A” Classic 3rd Region Tournament Tuesday at Whitesville. Layni Roberts and Jordyn Waltrip blasted huge home runs and Lily Roberts pitched a complete game shutout. Hancock County will advance to the All “A”…

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HCHS Boys tennis team wins 5-0 against OCHS

The HCHS boys tennis team won 5-0 over Ohio County during a match at Hartford Monday. Lukas Anderson won 8-6 over Christian Byrd in #1 singles play. Preston Blanton won 8-6 and Van Reska won by forfeit. “Lukas pulled out a tough match at #1. This is a match he probably would have lost last…

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Roberts throws no-hitter on spring break trip

Lily Roberts No-Hitter Lily Roberts threw a complete game no-hitter during the Lady Hornets’ 3-0 win over Franklin Simpson on Friday at Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. Hancock County grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a sacrifice fly. Baylee Estes singled then stole second and third base before coming home. Roberts was striking…

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Boys fall to Aces in All “A” regional

Owensboro Catholic broke open a close game with three runs in the fifth inning then went on to win 6-1 over Hancock County during the All “A” regional at Vastwood Park Monday. The Hornets grabbed the lead in the first inning when Dylan Mucker was hit by a wild pitch with the bases loaded. Louden…

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Lady Hornets find their groove with consecutive wins

Lady Hornet’s Lily Roberts struck out 17 batters and Audrey Carnes hit a home run during Hancock County’s 4-1 win over Ohio County during a softball game played at Vastwood Park last Thursday. “This is the first time we’ve went the distance with Lily. She had good command so we let her stretch it to…

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Hornets win huge meet at HCHS

Hancock County High School hosted their largest track meet in history with seven schools competing on Tuesday, March 26. The Hornet boys team took first place. “Our boys did well across the board. We would not be undefeated on our new track if we didn’t have solid boys in every event,” HCHS coach Wes Meserve…

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