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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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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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Walz leads Hornets; Keown blasts 3-run homer in region

Sam Walz gave a great performance on the mound and the Hornets eliminated Edmonson County 9-1 in the opening round of the 3rd Region Baseball Tournament Saturday at Grayson County High School. “Sam came out and threw a heck of a game, our bats came alive and the defense stayed solid. We executed on a…

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Tindle throws shutout at Breck in district tourney

Brock Tindle displayed a touch of greatness when he threw a 2-hit shutout to lead Hancock County to a 2-0 victory over Breckinridge County in the 11th District Baseball Tournament semifinals Monday. The event was hosted by Meade County High School. “Brock wanted the ball and he threw well… he was in the zone. It…

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Frames beats Heritage Hills with grand slam home run!

Jake Frames hit a walk-off grand slam home run to lift the Hornets to a dramatic, 7-3 win over Heritage Hills (IN) at Vastwood Park’s Tommy Keown Field Tuesday. “When it came off his bat I knew it was gone,” HCHS coach Brad Keown said of Frames’ slam. “Finally the boys were able to fight…

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Hornets win at Owensboro, beat Crawford County

Brock Tindle pitched a gem when the Hornets defeated the Red Devils 4-2 in Owensboro Thursday. Hancock County took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Cole Dixon led off the game with a base hit, stole second base and scored on a hit by Kaleb Keown. Tindle got out of a jam in…

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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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