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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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Hancock wins big at new home track

Hancock County hosted a track meet at the school’s new track and field complex and both Hornet teams defeat McLean County during a very exciting event. The HCHS girls team won by a team score of 52-31. The boys won 92-21. “It was a great meet,” HCHS coach Wes Meserve said. “It was a lot…

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HCHS cross country girls qualify for state

The HCHS girls cross country team placed fourth in the Class A, Region 2 championships held at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green Saturday. The performance qualified the Lady Hornets for the upcoming state competition at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The Hancock County boys team placed sixth. “For most of the season we…

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HCHS Trackers battle against top teams

  The HCHS track & field teams competed in a tri-meet at Heritage Hills (IN) on 4-18. Boys results Alex Basham won the shot put with a throw of 43 feet, two inches. Basham was sixth in the discus at 88–9.5 with Hart Parker of Heritage Hills winning at 128–4. Ben Baker placed second in…

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HCHS boys Track & Field boys compete at Greenville

The HCHS boys track team competed in the March Madness Classic at the Mustang Stadium in Greenville Thursday. “We had some very strong performances at this meet,” Hancock coach Wes Meserve said. “Griffin DeJarnette had the best day I’ve ever seen him have in cross country or track. He ran the fastest split on our…

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Track teams compete at Owensboro Relays

The HCHS track team opened its outdoor season by competing in the Owensboro Spring Relays Saturday at OHS. “We had several athletes who posted very strong performances that were personal or career bests,”HCHS coach Wes Meserve said. “We’re really lacking in field events because we don’t have many kids doing those yet, but I’m happy…

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Track athletes break records at indoor state meet

By Steve Wimmer Athletes from Hancock County competed in the KTCCCA (Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association) Indoor State Championship in Louisville Sunday. Local runners and throwers set school records and gave personal best performances during the event. “I was very pleased with how we did at the meet,” coach Wes Meserve said. “It…

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