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Hancock County High School

Getting to know you; Emma Wilson

At only nineteen-years-old, Emma Wilson is already running a successful baking business from her home in Lewisport. She launched EMazing Cupcakes & Treats in March of 2020, and graduated from Hancock County High School that year as well. Emma’s parents are: Sara & Todd Roberts and Chadd & Layla Wilson. She has three siblings: Paige,…

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Lady Hornets double-up on Tell City, 47-22

By STEVE WIMMER Ella House and Bailey Poole scored 16 points each as the Lady Hornets easily defeated Tell City here Monday night. The final score was 47-22. “Our girls played hard tonight (Monday). I’m really proud of them for their effort and commitment to the defensive end,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. We forced…

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Hornets sting Marksmen 71-52

By STEVE WIMMER The Hornets showed  strength and consistency by winning every quarter of play during a 71-52 victory over Tell City here Tuesday. “We weren’t as efficient as we have been lately on offense, but we were able to execute and hit some shots and Even (Ferry) was getting in the lane. That created…

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Hornets beat athletic Hopkins team 75-68

Ryan Ogle scored 27 points and the Hornets earned a quality, 75-68 win over Hopkins County Central at Madisonville Monday. “We played really well defensively, especially in the second half. We didn’t turn the ball over and we hit our free throws down the stretch. This was a hard fought win,” HCHS coach Mike Orr…

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Lady Hornets grab win at home of Larry Bird

The varsity Lady Hornets took the lead in the second quarter and went on to defeat Springs Valley 41-37 at the home of Larry Bird in French Lick (IN) Tuesday. “We looked rusty at times but overall I’m really satisfied with how we stuck together and pulled out another win,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said.…

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Ogle hits game winner in overtime at Breck

Ogle put Hancock County ahead in OT when his hook shot from 12 feet hit nothing but net. The Hornet crowd rose to their feet with HCHS leading 47-45 with 45 seconds on the clock. “The hook shot in the post is my main game. I like having the ball in my hands late in…

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Varsity girls battle tough against Ohio County

The varsity Lady Hornets played well during a 64-55 loss to Ohio County in the DQ Classic holiday tournament at Hartford Monday. “Our girls played a much better game against Ohio County and I really thought they got better tonight (Monday), HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. Hancock County came out blazing to win the first…

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Danny Gray takes over again as HCHS Athletic Director

The old saying ‘You can’t keep a good man down’ is about as fitting as it gets when you talk about Hancock County High School teacher and coach Danny Gray. Gray, 49, recently took over as the school’s athletic director for the third time during his tenure at HCHS. He first became A.D. in 2005…

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Comeback bid falls short against OHS

The varsity Lady Hornets charged from behind in the fourth quarter only to fall to Owensboro High School by a final score of 60-55 Tuesday at HCHS. “We were down by 16 at the half, but we played much better overall in the second,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “Owensboro did a good job responding…

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Panthers pull out win in overtime

The Hornets took one on the chin when they lost in overtime at Daviess County High School Tuesday. The Panthers won 64-58. “We got off to a slow start. We had some opportunities to really put up some points in the first half, but we just couldn’t make shots,” HCHS coach Mike Orr said. “They…

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