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Hornets fall 15-14 to Grayson in fierce

Grayson County pulled out a 1-point victory over Hancock County Hornets during an entertaining high school football contest at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. The Cougars converted a fourth quarter extra point try to win 15-14. The Hornet players left it all on the field and they led for much of the game against the 5A…

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McLean controls the clock in 21-14 win over Hornets

McLean County utilized offensive ball control and solid defense to defeat Hancock County 21-14 during a district football game played at Calhoun Thursday. The Cougars improved their season record to 7-1 (2-1) while the Hornets slipped to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in District 2. “This was a tough one. McLean had a good game plan…

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Tell City vs. Hancock is Friday night!

The Tell City Marksmen will cross the Lincoln Trail Bridge Friday night for a much anticipated football game with the unbeaten Hornets. This will be the first ever contest between the two teams. “We’ve worked for years to get them on the schedule, because we knew it would be a good gate for both schools,…

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Hornets kick off 50th anniversary at home Friday

The Hornets play their home opener this Friday when the Ohio County Eagles come to Schafer–Glover Field. The Hancock County High football program is celebrating its 50th anniversary from the time it all began in 1972. “They have a new coach and a new system and from what we’ve seen on film it’s setting up…

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“Hornets crush Breck Co. 56-0”

The Hornets gave those in attendance and those watching on the internet a first look at how good they are when they crushed the Fighting Tigers of Breckinridge County by a final score of 56-0 Friday. Hancock County was nearly unstoppable on the ground and through the air as they began the program’s 50th season…

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