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Cross country runners post best times, improve state rankings

The HCHS cross country teams competed in the Owensboro Invitational 5K race at Yellow Creek Park Saturday. “It was a very good day for Hancock County,” HCHS coach Wes Meserve said. “We had many athletes earn medals, move up in the regional and state rankings, and the majority of our runners ran either season or…

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Volleyball varsity wins two in a row

The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team defeated Cannelton in straight sets during matches played at the middle school last Thursday. Hancock County won by set scores of 25-17, 25-12 and 25-10. Haylee Garrison had seven kills, a block and two aces for the Lady Hornets. Ashlyn Madden had five kills and two aces, Sydney…

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Eubanks scores three TDs; Eighth grade wins 36-6

Brady Eubanks scored three touchdowns and Tyce Boling scored two as the 8th grade Hornets won 36-6 over Muhlenberg County here on August 30. Brady Eubanks scored three touchdowns and Tyce Boling scored two as the 8th grade Hornets won 36-6 over Muhlenberg County here on August 30. The young Mustangs grabbed the early lead…

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Waldie ties record, wins 10th club champion

  Kevin Waldie dominated the field to win the club championship golf tournament held at Windward Heights Country Club this past weekend. Waldie shot a pair of 65s to win by eight shots over Logan Griffin. Waldie’s total score of 14-under par 130 tied the record for this event. Waldie fired a 7-under par round…

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Hornets shutout Mustangs 58-0

Aiden Weatherholt delivered a big hit that forced a fumble on the opening kickoff and things went downhill from there for the home standing Muhlenberg County Mustangs Friday at Greenville. The Hornets took two plays to reach the end zone for the first of eight touchdowns scored during a 58-0 win for Hancock County. “It…

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Hornets kick off 50th anniversary at home Friday

The Hornets play their home opener this Friday when the Ohio County Eagles come to Schafer–Glover Field. The Hancock County High football program is celebrating its 50th anniversary from the time it all began in 1972. “They have a new coach and a new system and from what we’ve seen on film it’s setting up…

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State interested in possible industrial sites in Hancock

Several topics of interest were discussed at the Hancock County Industrial Foundation’s monthly board meeting on Tuesday, August 23. Michael T. Baker, Director of Economic Development for the Hancock County Industrial Foundation, said their mission has always been to create jobs and help sustain an economic environment that makes this community a destination for the…

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Frank Howard will be new SOR officer at North Hancock

“I just want the families of the children to know that I take the security of their children as my highest priority,” Deputy Frank Howard, School Resource Officer (SRO) at North Hancock Elementary said. “As long as I’m in that school, my promise to them is that I will do everything in my power to…

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Volleyball teams fall to Breck County

The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team fell at home to Breckinridge County 3-0 Thursday. The Lady Tigers won by set scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-17. Hancock County was competitive in ever set as they work to improve under first year head coach Bailey Weikel. “We fought hard. We get better every game,” the…

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