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Hornets roll 40-17 over Eagles in home opener

Austin Volocko scored two touchdowns and made a big interception to lead the Hornets to a 40-17 win over Ohio County during the 2022 home opener at Schafer‑Glover Field Friday. Hancock County improved its record to 3-0 on the year. It was exciting to have the big crowd here for the home opener. I thought…

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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 crush Breck Co. 56-0”

The Hornets gave those in attendance and those watching on the internet a first look at how good they are when they crushed the Fighting Tigers of Breckinridge County by a final score of 56-0 Friday. Hancock County was nearly unstoppable on the ground and through the air as they began the program’s 50th season…

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Hancock Hornets win 14-6 over Todd County Central in playoffs

It was sweet revenge for the Hornets when Hancock County defeated Todd County Central in an opening round game of the Class 2A football playoffs Friday at Elkton. Jack Duncan scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter before Drew Lyday intercepted a pass in the end zone to secure a 14-6 victory for…

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Football playoffs; Hornets and Rebels clash Friday night

The football playoffs begin Friday night and the Hornets go on the road to Elkton to take on the Todd County Central Rebels. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm. Friday’s contest is a rematch from a game played here on Oct. 22 in which the Hornets lost 20-14 to Todd County. Hancock County led 14-0 before…

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Holy Cross wins 41-14 at Louisville

Holy Cross scored twice in the second half during a 41-14 win over the Hornets during the final regular season football game last Friday in Louisville. Hancock County trailed 14-0 late in the first quarter when Drew Lyday scampered 24 yards for the Hornets’ first touchdown. Holy Cross converted a Hornet turnover into a TD…

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Turnovers costly as Rebels win 20-14

The Hornets saw a 14-0 lead disappear when Todd County Central came from behind to win 20-14 here last Friday. With the win, the Rebels earned the #2 seed and home field advantage for the opening round of the district playoffs on Nov. 4. Hancock County will travel to Elkton for the rematch. “We turned…

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Hornets win in a wild battle over McLean

It was a district battle ‘til the end when Hancock County defeated McLean County 22-12 here at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The win put the Hornets in the driver’s seat for a home playoff game, but they still need to beat Todd County tomorrow night to secure it. “This was a good win. The kids really…

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Hornets dig deep to win 28-22 in overtime

Jack Duncan scored the game winning touchdown during the Hornets spectacular, 28-22 come from behind overtime victory over Butler County at Morgantown Friday. “We had some chances to put the game away, but we never did. I was really proud of our guys for coming back in the fourth the way they did,” HCHS coach…

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Hornets move to 4-0 with 37-8 win at Edmonson

The Hornets ran their record to 4-0 after a convincing, 37-8 win over Edmonson County at Brownsville Friday. It didn’t take long for Hancock County to establish dominance over the Wildcats as Logan Willis ran 61 yards for a touchdown on the first offensive play of the game. The Hornets’ offensive line created a hole…

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