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Catholic pulls out OT win in All “A”

The Hornets and Aces put on a show during the All “A” Classic Boys 3rd Region Tournament at Cloverport Tuesday. The back-and-forth contest ended with a 63-55 overtime win for Owensboro Catholic. “After being down early we battled back and ended up taking the lead and had a chance to win it. But it’s not…

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Lady Hornets go 1-2 in Christmas tournament

The Lady Hornets varsity team went 1-2 during the Autokiniton Christmas Classic at Bullitt Central High last week. Henry Clay Hancock County defeated Henry Clay by a final score of 47-36 on Dec. 20. The Lady Hornets took control by winning the first quarter 17-8. Henry Clay won the second period, but Hancock County led…

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Hornets beat Aces; fall by two points to Daviess County

  Hancock County went on a 23-0 run in the second half to win 76-36 over a tough Cloverport Aces team at HCHS Monday. Devyn Powers helped the Hornets get out early when the senior hit a “3” and scored seven points in the opening quarter. The Hornets pushed to lead to double digits in…

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Red Devils escape with 76-71 win over Hornets

    It was a clash of two heavyweight teams when Hancock County and Owensboro met in a season opening basketball game Tuesday. The Hornets battled down to the wire with OHS before the Red Devils prevailed at home by a final score of 76-71. “We competed and we had stretches where we played very…

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Hornets fall 16-14 at Todd County Central

The Hornets saw their playoff hopes dashed when they lost 16-14 to the Rebels at Todd County Central during the final district game Friday. Hancock County will close out its season this week with a ‘Senior Night’ home game against Holy Cross of Louisville. “We made too many mistakes to win this game. We hung…

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Hornet 8th grade wins GRVC title or third year in a row

Christian Yanez ran for 174 yards and the HCMS 8th grade football team claimed the Green River Valley Conference championship with an impressive 34-0 victory over Butler County here at Schafer–Glover Field Thursday. It is the third consecutive conference title for Hancock County and 29th straight win for the 8th grade Hornets under head coach…

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Hornets face big test against Catholic Aces

The game that everyone has been waiting for is here as the Owensboro Catholic Aces come to Hancock County to face the Hornets in a district clash of titans this Friday. The Hornets are unbeaten after having won five consecutive games to begin the season. The Aces come in with a 2-3 record, but they’ve…

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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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Bowling Green wins Schoolboy Classic with record score

Dec Lewko fired a 1-under par 71 to lead Hancock County in the annual Schoolboy Classic golf tournament held at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. Bowling Green won the team title with a total score of 191. The Hornets placed sixth at 329. “This is the best team score that we’ve entered in several years,”…

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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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