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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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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 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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Hornets win in a blowout at Ohio County

The Hornets racked up 540 yards of offense during a 50-7 blowout win over Ohio County at Hartford Friday. Hancock County remains unbeaten at 3-0 on the season. “It took us a little while to get it figured out but once we got it going the kids really buckled down,” Hornet coach Bobby Eubanks said.…

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Hornets fall 3-2 at Breck; McLean comes from behind

The Hornets had the tying run in scoring position during a 3-2 loss to Breckinridge County at Hardinsburg Monday. The two teams will meet again at the same venue in the first round of the 11th District tournament on Memorial Day Monday. The Fighting Tigers grabbed a 1-0 lead when Isaac Seeger led off the…

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Hornets win 17-7 in wild affair at Tommy Keown field

It was a wild affair when the Hornets won 17-7 over University Heights in six innings at Vastwood Park’s Tommy Keown Field Friday. Hancock County (6-5) led 1-0 after Hornet pitcher Logan Willis set the Blazers down 1-2-3 in the first inning and Cole Dixon scored for HCHS.  Willis began to struggle with his control…

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Dixon steals home in eighth to beat Owensboro 10-9

It was a back-and-forth battle when the Hornets and Red Devils played to extra innings here last Thursday. Hancock County claimed the victory over Owensboro when Cole Dixon stole home to win the game (10-9) in the eighth inning. OHS plated a run in the first inning then Dixon foreshadowed what was to come later…

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Hornets throw no-hitter in season opener; Volocko hits walk-off HR

The Hornets opened the 2021 baseball season with an impressive, 8-0 victory over McLean County at Vastwood Park’s Tommy Keown Field Monday. Hancock County pitchers Cole Dixon, Ryan Ogle and Brock Tindle combined to throw a no-hitter. “Pitching was my major concern coming into the season so this performance was just what we wanted,” HCHS…

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