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Board continues prep for 2022 Hancock County Fair

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County Fair Board continues to finalize plans for the 2022 Hancock County Fair, which is set for Aug. 3-6. Newly-elected Board President Greg Wettstain and Vice President Scott Basham said Tuesday the Board is striving to keep the fair “traditional” in the memories of fairgoers, while bringing new attractions…

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Hornets crush Grayson in regional quarterfinal

Hancock County nearly shot the lights out when they bombarded Grayson County in a quarterfinal game of the boys 3rd Region tournament Thursday at the Sportscenter in Owensboro. The Hornets defeated the Cougars by a final score of 54-35. The last win for a Hornet boys team in the regional tourney before Thursday was in…

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Meade claims district title with 59-47 win over Hornets

Meade County used slick passing along with sharp shooting to win 59-47 over Hancock County in the 11th District championship game at Harned Friday. Both teams advanced to the 3rd Region tournament, which began Wednesday. “Meade was a tough matchup for us this year. They go with four guards, they spread us out, and we…

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Girls battle ʻtil the end in loss to Lady Tigers

The Lady Hornets season came to an end after a 55-40 loss to Breck County in an opening round game of the girls 11th District tournament at Harned Monday. “I’m really proud of this team,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “After losing to Breck by 33 and 26 no one would have said much if…

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Lady Hornets double-up on Tell City, 47-22

By STEVE WIMMER Ella House and Bailey Poole scored 16 points each as the Lady Hornets easily defeated Tell City here Monday night. The final score was 47-22. “Our girls played hard tonight (Monday). I’m really proud of them for their effort and commitment to the defensive end,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. We forced…

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Hornets sting Marksmen 71-52

By STEVE WIMMER The Hornets showed  strength and consistency by winning every quarter of play during a 71-52 victory over Tell City here Tuesday. “We weren’t as efficient as we have been lately on offense, but we were able to execute and hit some shots and Even (Ferry) was getting in the lane. That created…

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Hornets beat athletic Hopkins team 75-68

Ryan Ogle scored 27 points and the Hornets earned a quality, 75-68 win over Hopkins County Central at Madisonville Monday. “We played really well defensively, especially in the second half. We didn’t turn the ball over and we hit our free throws down the stretch. This was a hard fought win,” HCHS coach Mike Orr…

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Lady Hornets grab win at home of Larry Bird

The varsity Lady Hornets took the lead in the second quarter and went on to defeat Springs Valley 41-37 at the home of Larry Bird in French Lick (IN) Tuesday. “We looked rusty at times but overall I’m really satisfied with how we stuck together and pulled out another win,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said.…

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Lady Hornets get first win

By Steve Wimmer The Lady Hornets earned their first win of the season when they won 56-17 at Cannelton Monday. “It’s nice to get the first win after a tough first week,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “The girls did great. We had good ball movement and played some solid defense, too.” Hancock County took…

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