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Lady Hornets beat Catholic to win All “A” region title!

The Lady Hornets showed what they were made of when they blanked Owensboro Catholic 8-0 in the championship game of the All “A” Classic 3rd Region Tournament Tuesday at Whitesville. Layni Roberts and Jordyn Waltrip blasted huge home runs and Lily Roberts pitched a complete game shutout. Hancock County will advance to the All “A”…

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Roberts throws no-hitter on spring break trip

Lily Roberts No-Hitter Lily Roberts threw a complete game no-hitter during the Lady Hornets’ 3-0 win over Franklin Simpson on Friday at Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. Hancock County grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a sacrifice fly. Baylee Estes singled then stole second and third base before coming home. Roberts was striking…

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Lady Hornets find their groove with consecutive wins

Lady Hornet’s Lily Roberts struck out 17 batters and Audrey Carnes hit a home run during Hancock County’s 4-1 win over Ohio County during a softball game played at Vastwood Park last Thursday. “This is the first time we’ve went the distance with Lily. She had good command so we let her stretch it to…

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Lady Hornets off and running with three run rule victories!

Dwayne Wroe’s Lady Hornet softball team was back in action after winning 18 games in 2023. Hancock County began their 2024 campaign with a 16-1 win over the Owensboro Knights on Monday at Vastwood Park. The game was called after four innings due to the 15-run rule. Ella House had a big day at the…

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HCHS Girls sweep doubleheader, fall to Butler in home run fest

  The Lady Hornets swept both games of a doubleheader at Oldham County High School in LaGrange Saturday. Ella Staples hit home runs in each game. “These were good wins,” HCHS coach Dwayne Wroe said. “Oldham is ranked in the top 20 in the state and New Albany beat them in the first game of…

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Lady Hornets win big on spring break trip to Florida

Lily Roberts and Gracie Gaynor hit home runs and the Lady Hornets won their fifth game in a row when they defeated Caverna 15-2 at Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Monday. Roberts blasted a 2-run homer in the first inning and Gaynor followed a short time later with a 3-run bomb. Hancock County added runs in…

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Lady Hornets beat Tell City 15-0

Gracie Gaynor belted a home run and the Lady Hornets offense produced 15 hits during a 15-0 win over Tell City at Vastwood Park Tuesday. The game was called after four innings due to the run rule. Hancock County (5-2) took a 3-0 lead in the first inning on RBI hits by Ella Staples and…

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Lady Hornets take runner-up trophy at 3rd Region tourney

The Lady Hornets did something no other fast-pitch team from HCHS ever has when they claimed the 3rd Region runner-up trophy at Morgantown Tuesday. Hancock County fell 12-2 to Daviess County in the tournament finals. “I knew we needed to play our best game because Daviess is a top-10 team in the state for a…

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House guns down runner at home; Roberts hits 2 homers

Ella House gunned down a runner at home plate and Hancock County came from behind to win 5-4 over Madisonville-North Hopkins during an exciting softball game at Vastwood Park Friday. It was the first game of a doubleheader. “That was a great hustle play by Ella House, to go get it and then throw a…

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McFarling, Staples lead varsity girls over Crittenden, 11-5

Ella Staples belted a home run and Hayley McFarling had two doubles and was the winning pitcher during an 11-5 win for the Lady Hornets over Crittenden County. The game was the first of two played at Vastwood Park Saturday. McFarling knocked in a run in the first inning before the Hancock County offense exploded…

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