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Hornets take comeback win over TC 47-39

Hancock County earned a 47-39 come-from-behind win over Tell City during a varsity basketball game played at HCHS last Thursday. It was the sixth victory of the season for the young Hornets. Dylan Morris hit 7 of 8 free throw attempts down the stretch to help seal the win for HCHS. “We came out strong…

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School Events

Bus Evacuations Friday, January 12th: Bus evacuation drills at HCMS/HCHS. Hornet Archery Saturday, January 13th: Hornet Archery at Meade County High School. HCHS Girls’ Basketball Saturday, January 13: HCHS Girls’ Basketball Game at Home. HCHS Boys’ Basketball (JV) Saturday, January 13th: HCHS Boys’ Basketball Game (JV/Freshmen) at HCMS Gym, 8 a.m.- noon. HCHS Winter Formal…

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School Events

HCHS Girls’ Basketball (V) Thursday, January 4th: HCHS Girls’ Varsity Basketball Tournament at McLean County, 6:00 p.m. Report Cards Friday, January 5th through Tuesday, January 9th: 2nd Quarter Report Cards will be sent home. Archery Tournament @ HCHS Saturday, January 6th: Hancock County Open Archery Tourney at HCHS. SHES Archery Saturday, January 6th: South Hancock…

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Hornets sting Knights, fall to Rock Creek

The varsity Hornets utilized a balanced offensive attack to defeat the Owensboro Knights 63-47 during Southwire Holiday Tournament action on Saturday at the Sportscenter in Owensboro. The win avenged an earlier loss to the Knights when they won in overtime at HCHS on Dec. 8. “We played a balanced game and our defense continues to…

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Highlights of 2023

January State of the County The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday morning, January 10th, 2023 at the Lewisport Library – a Chamber Breakfast and State of the County meeting. Judge/Executive Johnny Roberts, Lewisport Mayor Chad Gregory and newly elected Hawesville Mayor Rob McCormick spoke about their…

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Breck wins overtime thriller 61-59

Hancock County and Breckinridge County played toe-to-toe during an exciting varsity game played at Harned Friday. When the dust settled the Tigers finished on top with a 61-59 overtime victory. The Hornets would surely have won if not for 15 misses from the foul line. “We have to obviously do a better job at the…

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Varsity girls fall at Breck

The Lady Tigers of Breckinridge County pulled away in the fourth quarter to win 60-37 over the Lady Hornet varsity at Harned Friday. It was a fierce battle from the opening tip between the 11th District teams. Ansley House got off to a great start as the freshman center connected on four baskets including a…

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3 HCHS Band Students selected for All-State Band

All State Bound! Three students from Hancock County High School were selected for All-State Band! These students began preparing their rigorous audition music in August. They passed their 1st Round audition in November in Madisonville, and completed their 2nd Round audition last Saturday in Elizabethtown.  https://www.hancockclarion.com/2023/11/20/congratulations-hchs-band-students-selected-for-all-district-band/ “We received results from 2nd Round early Monday morning,”…

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Lady Hornets make 19 steals during win over Trinity

Lady Hornets Victorious! The Lady Hornet varsity began the game with a 17-5 run then went on to defeat Whitesville Trinity by a final score of 57-31 last Thursday at HCHS. Hancock County players made 19 steals in the game. “The team is playing hard and our defense is leading us – that’s how we…

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Hancock County Meserve athletes compete in USATF Junior Olympics

USATF Junior Olympics The USATF Junior Olympics National Championship was held in Louisville Saturday with more than 3,200 runners competing. Hancock County’s athletes Emmitt, Ellen and Elias Meserve all entered after qualifying through regional events. Elias, a 3rd grader at NHES, was the first from the family to run. He competed in the 3,000 meter…

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