Hancock County Hornets

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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