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Hornets rack up impressive stats during winning season

The Hancock County Hornets’ football team completed their 2023 season last week with a winning record of 6-5. Head coach Bobby Eubanks’ players racked up some impressive statistics during the year. Leading the offense was quarterback Dylan Morris. The junior connected on 129 of 208 pass attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Morris threw for…

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Hancock County Hornets knock off rival Breck County 22-12

The HCHS Hornet defense was again on display when Hancock County defeated Breckinridge County 22-12 in a game played between longtime rivals at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It feels good. It’s not always pretty but we’re 2-0 on our brand new field and we’re proud of that,” HCHS coach Bobby Eubanks said. The defense set…

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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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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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HCMS 7th grade wins over Cannelton

The 7th grade Hornets took the lead early and never trailed during a 50-22 win over Cannelton on Tuesday at Hancock County Middle School It was the opening game of basketball season for the young Hornets.  “We’ve been practicing on-and-off since the first of December…   see full story in the Hancock Clarion   and…

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