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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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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 dig deep to win 28-22 in overtime

Jack Duncan scored the game winning touchdown during the Hornets spectacular, 28-22 come from behind overtime victory over Butler County at Morgantown Friday. “We had some chances to put the game away, but we never did. I was really proud of our guys for coming back in the fourth the way they did,” HCHS coach…

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Hornets football season begins August 20

Football action is just around the corner and the Hancock County Hornets are working hard in preparation for another great season on the gridiron! The team will open the 2021 season at home against rival Breckinridge County on August 20. The Hornets have been practicing every day and are set for a scrimmage at Grayson…

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Dixon steals home in eighth to beat Owensboro 10-9

It was a back-and-forth battle when the Hornets and Red Devils played to extra innings here last Thursday. Hancock County claimed the victory over Owensboro when Cole Dixon stole home to win the game (10-9) in the eighth inning. OHS plated a run in the first inning then Dixon foreshadowed what was to come later…

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Powers leads Hornets in 70-56 win over Trinity

Devyn Powers scored 24 points and the Hornets defeated Whitesville Trinity 70-56 during a varsity basketball game at HCHS last Thursday. Powers and Kaleb Keown set the pace offensively for Hancock County in the opening quarter with a pair of 3’s. Powers hit from deep again in the second and Darian Clay scored two inside…

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Scoop shot at the buzzer lifts Commodores over Hornets

The Hancock County boys took one on the chin when Perry Central’s Ethan Edwards scored on a putback at the buzzer to give the Commodores a 54-53 victory over the Hornets here Saturday. “Our kids flat out played well enough to win this basketball game. There were just some things that didn’t go our way…

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Hornets roll 30-0 over Todd in Class 2A playoffs

The Hornets kept the dream alive when they crushed Todd County Central 36-0 during a rainy playoff game at HCHS’s Schafer–Glover Field Saturday. Hancock County will now advance to play Owensboro Catholic in round two of the Class 2A football playoffs here Friday. “Coming out of a two week period where we weren’t practicing and…

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Hornets are District Champs

It’s official, the Hornets are District Champions!  The HCHS Hornets football team claimed the District 2 title by going 3-0 in 2020. The team was scheduled to play its final district game at McLean County this Friday, but when the game was canceled due to rising COVID cases, in both areas- especially in Mclean, the…

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