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Hancock 5th grade takes runner-up at Greenville

The Hancock County Hornets 5th grade team placed runner-up in the Herd Classic basketball tournament held at Greenville this past weekend. The Hornets defeated the #1 seed Illinois Crush 42-37 in a semifinal game. “This was one of the best games I’ve ever been a part of. It was a true underdog moment,” coach Nathan…

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Apollo wins 60-49 over Hornets in first game of the season

  The Apollo Eagles grabbed the lead in the first quarter and held on for a 60-49 win over the Hornets during a competitive game played in Owensboro Tuesday. The contest was the first of the season for both teams. Josh Roberts is back as head coach of the Hornets. He talked about his team’s…

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Hornets rack up impressive stats during winning season

The Hancock County Hornets’ football team completed their 2023 season last week with a winning record of 6-5. Head coach Bobby Eubanks’ players racked up some impressive statistics during the year. Leading the offense was quarterback Dylan Morris. The junior connected on 129 of 208 pass attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Morris threw for…

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Hornets fall in playoffs at Franklin-Simpson

  The Hornets’ season came to an end with a 35-8 loss to Franklin-Simpson during a Class 3A playoff game at Franklin Friday. Hancock County finished its season with a win–loss record of 6-5. “We didn’t play our best game. It’s tough when you don’t play well in your last game because you have to…

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Lewko eagles playoff hole to qualify for semi-state

Dec Lewko (above) fired a round of 78 during the region 3 golf tournament at Ben Hawes in Owensboro Tuesday. The junior then won a playoff to finish 10th overall and to qualify for the semi-state golf tournament in Calvert City next Tuesday. Lewko shot rounds of 39-39=78 on the par 71 course. He made…

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Morris throws three TDs in 37-0 win at Ohio County

  The Hornets dominated on both sides of the ball during a 37-0 victory over the Ohio County Eagles last Friday at Hartford. Hancock County improved its season record to 3-0 with the win. Hornet quarterback Dylan Morris came of age during the game as the junior signal caller threw three touchdown passes. “Dylan had…

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Defense rules as Hornets win on Gillispie TD in overtime

It was a defensive battle in the season opening football game and Hornets fans were treated to a thriller when Chris Gillispie scored in overtime to give Hancock County a 6-0 overtime win over John Hardin at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It was a great high school football game and our kids played lights out,”…

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Hornets sweep Breck County 5-3 and 9-0

The Hornets completed a sweep over Breckinridge County with a 5-3 win at Harned Saturday. The game was scoreless until the Hancock County offense rallied with two outs in the third inning. Aiden Taylor led off the frame with a walk and Cole Dixon singled to give the Hornets runners at first and second base…

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