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Hornets battle Louisville team to the wire

  It was an entertaining contest during the final football game of the season at HCHS’s beautiful Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The Hornets scored the last touchdown of the game, but fell 38-30 to the Cougars of Louisville Holy Cross. Hancock County completed its season with a win-loss record of 6-4. “We challenged the boys to…

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McLean controls the clock in 21-14 win over Hornets

McLean County utilized offensive ball control and solid defense to defeat Hancock County 21-14 during a district football game played at Calhoun Thursday. The Cougars improved their season record to 7-1 (2-1) while the Hornets slipped to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in District 2. “This was a tough one. McLean had a good game plan…

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Varsity boys tackle Butler County 28-0 in district battle

The Hornets bounced back after their first loss with a 28-0 victory over previously unbeaten Butler County here Friday. The district win makes Hancock County 6-1 overall and 1-1 in Class 2A, District 1. “This was a battle of two top 10 ranked teams with Butler ranked #6 at the time and us ranked #8.…

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Aces pull away in second half to win big

The Hornets and the Aces played evenly through the first two quarters before Owensboro Catholic pulled away in the second half to win 48-12 over Hancock County at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. It was the first loss of the season for the Hornets as they saw their record slip to 5-1. “We felt like we had…

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Dixon throws 4 TDs; Hornets win 50-0

Cole Dixon threw four touchdowns passes and ran for another to lead the Hornets to a 50-0 win over Edmonson County at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. Hancock County improved to 4-0 on the season with the win. The Hornets opened the scoring with a Dixon to Landen Garrison 41-yard TD pass on the first drive of…

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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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Hornet 8th grade wins GRVC championship!

The HCMS 8th grade Hornets were just too much for Grayson County to deal with. Hancock County dominated on both sides of the ball during a 26-0 victory in the Green River Valley Conference championship game played here Tuesday night. The Hornets finished a perfect 9-0 on the season. Hancock head coach Jeff Kessans talked…

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Ross, Kratzer win titles at region track meet

The HCHS track & field teams competed in the Class A, Region 2 meet at Green County Monday. The girls placed 5th, while the boys were 12th. Isabella “Izzy” Ross won the girls 1600 meters by seven seconds over her nearest competitor. Ross’ time was 5:47. Juliana Nevitt was 10th in 7:01. Alex Kratzer won…

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Ross holds off late charges to win mile, 800 meters

The HCHS track & field teams competed in a multi-team meet at Daviess County High in Owensboro last Thursday. Isabella “Izzy” Ross won both the 800 meters and the mile as the middle schooler continues to win on the varsity level. Ross won the 800 in 2:37, winning by less than one second over Daviess…

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Track team posts “PBs” at OHS

Track members post personal best at OHS Several local athletes delivered their personal best during a tri-meet with Owensboro and McLean County last Thursday in Owensboro. “I am very happy for both boys and girls teams,” HCHS coach Chris Hawkins said. “McLean County is in our region and it was good to compete against and…

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